Leadership Strategies to Advance Your Career


Sandra Glucksmann, WEST Board Chair and COO at Editas Medicine, will share stories of her career challenges and success. She will discuss how to best apply your scientific and analytical abilities to develop influence and negotiation skills. Sandra will share her learning experiences as she transitioned from bench scientist to manager, and from manager to executive in both small and large company settings. 


She will touch on the following topics:

  • Understanding the difference between leadership and management
  • Leadership Abilities and Competencies
  • Leadership Styles
  • Female Leadership Styles
  • Practical Tools for Leadership (communication, negotiation, leading effective teams, and leadership without authority)
  • Leading Technical Individuals
  • Reaching Your Full Potential as a Leader


Date and Time:  
September 7, 2016
6:00 - 8:30 PM


5:50-6:10pm: Registration, mingling, and light dinner
6:10-6:30pm: Facilitated networking
6:30-8:00pm: Workshop
8:00-8:30pm: Optional networking



Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 415 Main Street, Monadnock Room, Cambridge, MA 02142

Map and Parking Info

We appreciate The Broad Institute donating the use of their event space.  




WEST Members & Broad Employees: $35; Non-Members: $55, Registration for Fall Workshop Series (9/7, 10/13, 11/10) for members: $90


10/13: Power in the Middle: How to Make the Most of being a Middle Manager

11/10: Team Leadership - Developing, Mentoring and Coaching Your Team


A light dinner will be served. 





If you are a student looking for financial assistance to attend this event, please visit www.stayinma.com.