Professional Training

Grant Writing Class, University of Chicago T32 Fellowship (2020 – present)
1.5 h weekly discussions on preparing successful grants

Essentials of Patient Oriented Research, University of Chicago (2021)
10 h of training over 10 sessions led by the Institute for Translational Medicine 

Future Faculty Workshop in Soft Matter, Princeton University (2019)
2-day workshop on preparing for an academic career

Innovation Cup, EMD Group, Merck KGaA (2019)
8-day program on developing an innovative idea and corresponding business plan
1 of 36 selected participants out of ~2000 applicants worldwide
Awarded first runner up in pitch competition as part of Team Autoimmunity

Spring to Action, Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (2019)
1-day leadership summit on best mentoring practices in academia and industry

NextProf Nexus Future Faculty Workshop, University of California, Berkeley (2018)
4-day workshop to prepare graduate students and post-docs for an academic career

ComSciCon, Harvard University (2018)
3-day workshop to enhance impact of science communication

Kaufman Teaching Certificate Program, MIT (2018)
16 hours of training over 8 sessions including a recorded microteaching component to develop teaching philosophy and improve teaching skills

Communication Training, MIT Communication Labs (2017 – 2018)
20 hours of technical science communication training over 10 sessions to prepare for communication coaching

Path of Professorship, MIT (2017)
2-day workshop to prepare female graduate students and post-docs for a faculty position

Academic Leadership for Women in Engineering, SWE (2017)
3-day workshop to prepare female engineers for an academic career

Global Fellows Program, MIT/Imperial College London (2015)
5-day program on managing a successful research career and creating international collaborations

Conflict Management Training, MIT (2015)
40 hours of conflict management training over 10 sessions to serve as a confidential Resource for Easing Friction and Stress (REFS)