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  • WiSE Alumni Lecture Series: Blithe Rocher and Olivia Evanson

    Fri, Sep 17, 2021 @ 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Blithe Rocher and Olivia Evanson, Google and Boston Scientific

    Talk Title: WiSE Alumni Lectures

    Blithe Rocher, Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, USC

    Blithe Rocher is a software engineering manager at Google. She leads engineering teams to help people get the answers they need from their data at Looker. Prior to becoming a developer, she received a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Southern California.

    Olivia Evanson, Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, USC

    Olivia Evanson completed her MS in Operations Research Engineering and PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering at USC Viterbi (2015-2019). During her time at USC, she worked with Dr. Shinyi Wu in the Health Systems Engineering Lab. Olivia's research focused on analyzing newer care models designed to help treat patients with chronic conditions. After graduating, she began working at Boston Scientific in their Neuromodulation division as a product manager on the digital health team. Her job involves leading mobile app development teams to provide companion apps to patients during their treatment journey.

    The Women in Science and Engineering Program (WiSE) is hosting a series of talks aimed at connecting undergraduate and graduate students in STEM with USC WiSE alumni this fall semester. Alumni are invited back to share their career path, what helped them persevere, and why they encourage students to continue on their STEM paths.

    Register here: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Kej4mipOTcmdAY39muv2kA

    Host: USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

    More Info: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Kej4mipOTcmdAY39muv2kA

    Location: Zoom Webinar

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Marie Meneses/WiSE

    Event Link: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Kej4mipOTcmdAY39muv2kA

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