The WISE NL - Statoil Speaker Series is a regularly scheduled event, open to the public and designed to tell the story of women’s contributions in science and engineering. The series features notable women who speak on science and engineering related topics and who complete the narrative with personal perspectives.


Thursday, October 29, 2015 
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM NDT



IIC 2001 - Innovation Hall, Inco Building 
Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NL
St. John's, NL A1B 2Z2

Driving Directions 



Vesna Kerezi, Speaker Series Coordinator 
864-2484 or 727-7883 

Charting your career outside of academia 

The October WISE NL – Statoil Speaker Series event focuses on careers for women is science and engineering outside academia. Dr. Maryam Etezad (Northern Radar) and Dr. Jennifer Campbell (Avalon Holographics) will talk about their careers and reflect on the transition from academia to the private sector. They will share their lessons learned and thoughts about the opportunities for young women outside academia.

About the Authors

Dr. Maryam Etezad received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Concordia University in 2012. Upon obtaining her Ph.D. degree, she worked as a Sessional Professor in the Electrical Engineering department and held a post doctorate position in the Chemistry department of the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She joined Northern Radar Inc in 2013, where she is currently working as a Research Scientist.



Dr. Jennifer Campbell specializes in micro and nano fabrication. She received her Ph. D. degree in Engineering Physics from Queen's University in September 2015. She currently works with Avalon Holographics as a Litography Specialist. Jennifer is a winner of the Queen's Three Minute Thesis Competition and was an invited TEDx speaker.


Refreshments and networking follow the presentation.

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