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What I Learned

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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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    Dorothy Phillips

    Jul. 30, 2020 - Dorothy Phillips remembers what it was like to be one of the only African Americans at Vanderbilt University, explains how her competitive streak advanced her career, and offers some suggestions to advance diversity, inclusion and respect in the chemical enterprise

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    Katherine Lee

    Jul. 16, 2020 - Katherine Lee explains how to effectively lead teams, how universities can better prepare students for careers in industry, and why she is passionate about helping people advance in their careers

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    Ken Fivizzani

    Jul. 2, 2020 - Ken Fivizzani identifies safety considerations before reopening labs, assesses how industry, academia and gov’t are executing lab safety, and more

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