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What I Learned

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    Beth Lorsbach

    Sep. 24, 2020 - Beth Lorsbach from Corteva explains the similarities and differences in how the agro and pharma industries discover and develop chemical compounds. She also comments on future sustainability challenges, the “one that got away,” and coping with failure

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    Tiffany Hoerter

    Sep. 17, 2020 - Tiffany Hoerter discusses the domestic employment outlook for the chemistry enterprise over the next three years, avoiding data-driven paralysis by analysis, and the personality trait most responsible for her career success

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    Dee Strand

    Sep. 10, 2020 - Dee Strand, formerly with Dow and Wildcat Discovery Technologies, explains how an internship with Chevron helped her visualize working in industry, whether she would start her career over with a large or small company, and the two-edged sword of a strong work ethic

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    Elsa Reichmanis

    Sep. 3, 2020 - Elsa Reichmanis on obtaining her undergrad and PhD in only six years, the secret to Bell Labs’ success, leading teams, and raising twins

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    Matt Grandbois

    Aug. 27, 2020 - DuPont’s Matt Grandbois shares some insights on what early career chemists value from the perspective of industry management. Matt also talks about the outsized influence his parents have on his leadership style, and the four musicians he would pick to put on Mt. Rushmore

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    Jon Siddall

    Aug. 13, 2020 - Jon Siddall walks through his decision to change jobs late in his career, he tells us what he learned at The Dow Chemical Company and Cabot Corporation, the fundamentals of the “Nylon Problem”, his stance on sustainability, and more

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