Lauren Celano, Co-Founder and CEO of Propel Careers will be speaking at the 2010 Conference on Biotechnology Education which will take place in Chicago from April 30th – May 5th. This conference is organized by the Biotechnology Institute. Lauren will be speaking on a panel on May 3rd from 8:45am – 10:15am entitled "How to Market Yourself & Pursue Job Opportunities". This event is being held as part of the 2010 Minority Fellows Program.
The Biotechnology Institute's mission is to Our mission is to engage, excite, and educate as many people as possible, particularly young people, about biotechnology and its immense potential to heal the sick, feed the hungry, restore the environment, and fuel the economy. The Vision of the institute is to capture the imagination of youth, to inspire the next generation to learn life science and biotechnology, and transform society's expectations so that all citizens may appreciate the importance of biotechnology to society. The vision is propelled by a strategy of no less than national, state, and local dimensions. Its coherent elements include federal science-education advocacy to policy audiences to set high expectations for scholastic achievement, state-level initiatives for teachers, students and citizens in all the states, creative outreach to students and adults directly, and an intense focus on recruiting into the field those who do not yet participate.
For more details on the Biotechnology Institute, see link: http://www.biotechinstitute.org/about/
For more details on the conference on Biotechnology Education, see the link: http://www.biotechinstitute.org/events/annualconference/annual_conference.html