The Research Triangle Park

Triangle WiSTEM – Afterhours Career Advice & Networking

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Hannah Cole
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RTP, NC Jul 23 5:00 pm - Jul 23 7:00 pm

Join and grow our community of Women in STEM in the Triangle by attending the Triangle WiSTEM Career Conversations panel discussion on Monday, July 23 after work. Panelists are women from different companies who will share best practices in work-life balance, promotion, being the only woman in the room, etc.  There will be plenty of time before and after the discussion to make new friends, build relationships and network with intention. Light appetizers will be served.

Career Conversations Panelists

Vickie Bevenour, MBA, PCC, CPBS has had her own leadership coaching firm, The RDW Group, Inc., since 2003 and has a passion for business professionals performing with excellence. She is a Leadership Strategist and Certified Personal Branding Coach. Her passion is to pave the path for individuals to truly embrace and leverage their Inner Leader into a series of achievements that translates into personal happiness, a purposeful legacy, and a world where living at the top of one’s game is a constant state of being.

Ginger Rothrock, PhD, leads a cross-RTI team managing the institute’s commercialization portfolio, where she vets RTI technologies for commercial impact and builds teams to accomplish early-stage market assessments and determine business models. She also works with regional and global biomedical technology accelerators to employ consistent approaches and best practices to translate and de-risk product concepts to meet the specific needs of stakeholders. Her specializations include product development, advanced materials, biomedical innovation, commercialization, and market intelligence.

Nellie Scott is a sales professional with over 17 years’ experience in IT services sales management, marketing and operations in both domestic and international markets. Her career spans across companies such as Dell and Lenovo. In her current position as Global Channel Development Manager for SAS Institute, Nellie is responsible for developing, executing and managing Channel sales strategies focused on accelerating channel onboarding and productivity globally.

Maria Walden, MS, is an accomplished engineer with over 20 years' experience in the computer industry focused on hardware and software development, supply chain, and business operations. She currently serves as a Transformation Manager in the Lenovo Data Center Group where she is responsible for managing a team that executes and delivers process tool improvements across the organization. Previously she spent over 16 years at IBM and served as an adjunct professor at North Carolina A&T State University.


Location: NC Biotech Center | 15 TW Alexander Dr.