Science Stories, March 18

RISE & TheNextWomen offer the unique possibility to participate in the free Science Stories. Group sessions with ambitious scientists, entrepreneurs, professionals, and experts. Beginning entrepreneurs and interested scientists get the opportunity to ask questions and gain advice, from each other and experienced entrepreneurs.

TheNextWomen invites experienced entrepreneurs to each session to support participants with advice and contacts. Do you have an entrepreneurial idea or do want to share a business issue select ‘yes’ when you register for your seat and we will let you know as soon as possible if you have been selected to get on the spot advice and help.

TheNextWomen offers a unique ecosystem and enlarges the engagement, influence, and impact of female startup founders, business leaders, and investors. It is a challengers platform for female high potentials with ambition, optimism, and persistence. As a member of TheNextWomen you will get access to all the knowledge and tools you need to boost your capital and network.

Target audience:

This workshop is for female scientists in the beta sciences. We specifically invite assistant professors, associate professors and professors to participate. PhD’s and post-docs who have an entrepreneurial idea or are interested in entrepreneurship in general are also welcome.

  • Available places: 55, If we get more applicants than places available we will organize an extra meeting later this year.
  • Date and time: March 18th, 15:30 – 17:30
  • Location: Faculty Club, Leiden University, Rapenburg 73, Leiden

Admission >>

Program:

  • 15:30 – Walk-in
  • 15:45 – Intro Startup Stories by Leiden University
  • 15:50 – Pitch by dr. Melanie Rieback
  • 16:00 – Pitch by prof. Jacqueline Meulman
  • 16:10 – Pitch by dr. Nettie Buitelaar
  • 16:20 – Pitch by Sabrina Bos
  • 16:30 – 2 issues by participants + questions & anwsers
  • 17:00 – Network
  • 17:30 – End

About RISE and TheNextWomen:
Researchers In Science for Equality (RISE) is the network for female beta scientists of the Leiden University, Faculty of Science. The mission of RISE is to build an inspiring work environment for female scientists, to stimulate their personal and professional development and advance their careers to top positions in beta sciences.

TheNextWomen offers a unique ecosystem and enlarges the engagement, influence, and impact of female startup founders, business leaders, and investors. It is a challengers platform for female high potentials with ambition, optimism, and persistence. As a member of TheNextWomen you will get access to all the knowledge and tools you need to boost your capital and network.

in collaboration with dr. Aletta Debernardi, director Knowledge Partnering (Leiden University Knowledge exchange office, Luris)

What others say:

Incredibly valuable and inspiring! It has again brought me many new ideas, where I can get to work properly. I am now at work putting my concept on paper. Additionally, the focus tips help me when it comes to pitching your concept and to sharp formulate your requests for help.

Very inspiring and effective.

thank you for a wonderful 1st meeting! I had almost no expectations and I have enjoyed it a lot, it was very useful for me, since I just recently started my 1st startup 🙂 thank you for everyone’s contributions and hopefully you also found my contributions useful

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