PMI New Jersey Chapter
PMINJ 2023 Oct Life Sciences LCI

Developing and Evolving Your Professional Brand as a Life Sciences Project Manager

05 Oct - 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Lauren Celano
Virtual using Zoom



This webinar will provide insight for how to develop and evolve your Brand as a Life Sciences Project Manager amid an evolving industry - including new technology, M&A, partnerships and more. It will start with a focus on self-reflection to help you determine what strengths and interests you should highlight as you develop your Brand since ideally, these should align to your career interests, not just what you could do.

Lauren will provide advice for how to Build your Brand leveraging different tools such as LinkedIn, your resume, networking discussions and other interactions. She will highlight ways, illustrating with a few real-life examples, to highlight hard skills as well as soft skills so that you can share a well-rounded brand.

Learning objectives:
  • To gain insight for different ways to Build your Brand
  • To gain insight for different ways to highlight your Brand
  • To gain insight into how to align your Brand to your career interests, instead of just listing everything you have done in your profile

  • $0.00 - PMINJ Chapter members
  • $5.00 - Non-members (no refund)
  • The link to the virtual meeting will be included in the Registration Receipt
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Speaker Lauren Celano is the co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers, a life science search and career development firm focused on connecting talented individuals with entrepreneurial life sciences companies. She has recruited for > 60 innovative life sciences organizations to help them hire talent and has coached thousands of students, postdocs, medical residents and professionals to advance their careers since co-founding Propel in 2009.

Lauren presents often on career development topics to inspire the next generation of talent. Before Propel, she spent about 10 years in life sciences advancing drug molecules through SNBL USA, Aptuit, Quintiles, and Absorption Systems. She has a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Gettysburg College and an MBA (focused in the health sector and entrepreneurship) from Boston University. She is on Boards including: MassBioEd (Chair), MassBio, National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association; and Advisory Boards: The Professional Science Masters Program at Framingham State University and NE GWISE.

Lauren actively mentors young scientists through groups like the Association of Women in Science and The International Center for Professional Development.

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