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Women Behind Innovation: Melinda H. Keefe, Ph.D.

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As a 2017 recipient of the Gordon E. Moore Medal and the 2017 ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award Melinda Keefe is a testament to Dow and how the company looks to develop young talent. With a B.S. in Chemistry from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Northwestern University, Keefe joined Dow in … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Melinda H. Keefe, Ph.D.

Women Behind Innovation: Sabrina Woodworth

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Sabrina Woodworth is a Project Manager with Fluor Corporation in the Energy & Chemicals business line and is currently responsible for managing a sustaining capital portfolio of seven projects on the Enbridge Alliance. Sabrina graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2006 with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering. She was a Process Engineer for eight … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Sabrina Woodworth

Women Behind Innovation: Isabella Graef, M.D.

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Isabella Graef, M.D., is a scientific co-founder of Eidos Therapeutics and a faculty member at Stanford University. Dr. Graef’s medical training, together with her research training at University of California, Berkeley and Stanford, led her to address questions at the intersection of medicine, biology and chemistry. The Graef Lab at Stanford pursues genetic and chemical … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Isabella Graef, M.D.

Inspiring Minds Arrives December 6

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The Edison Awards are excited to announce that we have partnered with North America’s largest B2B publisher, MultiView, to produce our re-designed email newsletter, Inspiring Minds. We know how important it is to have direct access to latest information, trends, and developments in our ever-changing industry. With this customized news brief, we’re proud to offer … Continue reading Inspiring Minds Arrives December 6

Women Behind Innovation: Yen-Lane Chen

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  As a pharmaceutical chemist, Yen-Len Chen has been working to save lives for over ten years. With a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Chen performed her postdoctoral research in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota. Chen joined Boston Scientific in 2004 and is currently a Senior Research … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Yen-Lane Chen

Women Behind Innovation: Katherine Faber

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For the last almost ten years Katherine Faber has been leading her team at Dow Construction Chemicals to success. Working to create new product development for coatings that are used in the commercial and residential building envelope, Katherine’s team is looking to change the way buildings are made. The Edison Awards recently spoke with Faber about … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Katherine Faber

EA Seal Star of the Month: GiftedAndTalented.com

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Snapshot: What if instead of telling kids what they can’t do, we give them tools to see what they can do? Based on over 60 years of Stanford University research, Redbird Mathematics: Advanced Edition uses cutting-edge gamification and adaptive instruction to create a personalized learning experience. The Edison Awards™ is an annual competition honoring excellence … Continue reading EA Seal Star of the Month: GiftedAndTalented.com

Women Behind Innovation: Mary Beth Westmoreland

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   Named one of the 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council — a definitive list that honors the most extraordinary female leaders, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry. Mary Beth Westmoreland understands what it takes to keep her team moving forward. As  Chief Technology Officer, responsible for leading Blackbaud’s worldwide technology strategy … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Mary Beth Westmoreland

Women Behind Innovation: Chloe Kow

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Born and raised in Malaysia, Chloe found an early love in engineering, and began studying materials and manufacturing engineering.With a masters in advanced engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, and over 10 years of experience, Chloe is the DMLM Manager of Star Rapid where she brings a wealth of expertise to every project, insuring the integrity of the design and … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Chloe Kow

Edison Nominee Takes On SharkTank

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2017 Edison Awards nominee, Benjilock, founder Robbie Cabral, is looking to make storing your personal belongings easier and safe with the help of some unlikely but largely successful friends. Cabral and BenjiLock (the World’s First Traditional Rechargeable Padlock with Fingerprint Technology)  appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if he could get an investment from the sharks. Cabral went into … Continue reading Edison Nominee Takes On SharkTank