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Webinars

Webinars play a pivotal role in career advancement by providing opportunities to expand your knowledge, skills, and network from the comfort of your own space. They also offer a unique avenue to learn valuable information directly from experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds.

IN-PERSON

Career Network Dinner

Thursday, July 25, 2024

Long Beach Yacht Club

5:30 pm Pacific

The Dinner will feature delectable food, cocktails & wine, and an auction with unique experiences.

 

The Career Summit Soirée is the signature event for ADDSTEAM which supports a diverse community of early-career scholars working on solving big problems like diagnosing diseases, making sure water is used efficiently to grow crops, and helping communities get ready for natural disasters .

Dress Code: 'Garden Party' / cocktail attire preferred.

Mastering the Art of Science Communication 

Saturday, August 24, 2024

10-11 am Pacific (1pm Eastern)

Join us for an engaging webinar on mastering the

art of science communication!

Dr. Yoo, founder of Brain Public, will present essential techniques for turning scientific complexity into captivating narratives that resonate with diverse audiences.

 

About Dr. Yoo

Dr. Yoo earned a PhD in Material Science from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Yoo was a writer for NPR's radio show, "The Loh Down on Science" and is currently a Principal Scientist at Machina Cognita Technologies.

Past Webinars

Careers in Science Policy Panel 

Saturday, June 29, 2024

10-11 am Pacific (1pm Eastern)
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Are you passionate about both science and public policy? Curious about how you can merge your scientific background with a career in shaping policy decisions? Join us for an illuminating panel webinar to learn more about career paths in science policy!

 

Our panelists are science professionals with diverse backgrounds in various disciplines. They will share their personal career journeys, insights, and advice on:

  • How science policy professionals leverage their expertise to shape policy

  • Career paths available in government and other institutions

  • Qualifications needed to succeed

  • How to break into the science policy field and make a meaningful impact 

 

Panelists:

  • Ellia La, Ph.D., California Science + Tech Policy Fellow

  • La’Shaye Cobley, Ph.D., Staff Air Pollution Specialist at California Air Resources Board

  • Manny Heer, Senior Manager, State and Local Government Relations at Philips 

  • Tepring Piquado, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Science Policy Network

Unlock Your Potential

through Networking!

Saturday, February 24, 2024

10-11 am Pacific (1pm Eastern)

"It's not what you know, it's who you know." 

Join this webinar to discover the secret to career growth, new opportunities, and personal development in our upcoming webinar! Join our expert panelists as they share tips on building authentic connections, nurturing professional relationships, and boosting your networking confidence.  

Panelists: ADDSTEAM President Tepring Piquado, ADDSTEAM Board Members Reuben Ayala & Desmond Fang

Getting The Job!

Saturday, January 27, 2024

10-11 am Pacific (1pm Eastern)
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Join this webinar to learn about hiring from an employer's point of view, how to tailor your resume to be noticed, and how to position yourself as the best candidate for the job.

Speaker: Nancy Dabu, Talent Optimization Architect and Enterprise Account Executive at The Predictive Index. Nancy knows how employers think. Nancy partners with complex clients in various industries - hospitals and healthcare, tech, manufacturers of everything from rockets to robots - and helps them optimize talent resulting in high-performing teams and engage employees. 

Career Exploration

Saturday, March 23, 2024

10-11 am Pacific (1pm Eastern)

Are you interested in careers in industry? This is an excellent opportunity to uncover new career paths, learn how to communicate transferable skills, and network with high achieving professionals.

 

At ADDSTEAM, we don't gatekeep. Bring a friend! 

Panelists:

Steven Kwok, Food Allergy Institute

Brandon Crosby, Facebook

Angie Ruiz, Boeing Defense

Financial Planning For Beginners

Saturday, April 27, 2024

10-11 am Pacific (1pm Eastern)

You know that investing is one of the best ways to make your money grow. But where do you start? How do you make smart investment decisions on a student budget? In this webinar, you will learn basic investment practices for beginners and how to start building an investment strategy that makes sense for you.

 

This webinar will cover: 

  • Getting started: Why should you invest? 

  • How to create your investment goals and figure out your risk tolerance 

  • What can you invest in? 

  • Investment mistakes to avoid

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