Events / Beyond Academia: Careers for PhDs in Behavioral & Brain Sciences

Beyond Academia: Careers for PhDs in Behavioral & Brain Sciences

January 20, 2023
12:00 PM - 3:50 PM

111 Levin Building

Join us for panel discussions and a networking lunch with non-professor PhDs.


12:00-12:50pm: Industry Panel 1


Meltem “Mel” Burcu Gurcay Morris – User Experience Researcher, Microsoft – AI Platform


Rebecca Nappa – Senior Data Scientist, Amazon


Emma Satlof-Bedrick – Senior UX Researcher, Comcast Business



1:00-2:00pm: Lunch



2:00-2:50pm: Industry Panel 2


Lisa Bromberg – Senior Learning & Curriculum Manager, Duolingo


Alexandre Filipowicz – Senior Research Scientist, Toyota Research Institute


Yakov Kronrod – Machine Learning Engineering Manager, Spotify



3:00-3:50pm: Nonprofit & Government Panel


Sarah Clement – Senior Director, Character Virtue Development, The John Templeton Foundation


Jayatri Das – Chief Bioscientist and Director of Science Content, The Franklin Institute


Gary Purpura – Associate Vice Provost for Education and Academic Planning, Office of the Provost, University of Pennsylvania


Samantha (Sam) White – Chief of the Scientific and Public Engagement, National Institute Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)