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The Chemistry of Compelling Communication – Dr. Wendy Young

April 23, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Speaker Dr. Wendy Young and Fran Zone


Fran Zone brings us her first “Compelling Communicator” with Dr Wendy Young on Tuesday, April 23rd 2024, 1:30-3:30pm in Dongwon Yoo Seminar & Conference Hall (YH4222)

Refreshments and Reception to Follow

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Dr Wendy Young

Dr. Wendy Young is a Drug Hunter whose career in drug discovery includes leadership roles in biopharma, publishing, government and venture capital. Her career in drug discovery includes serving as the first woman to lead Small Molecule Discovery at Genentech and playing a significant role in building their small molecule division from the ground up. In 2019, she was named one of the “Top Twenty Extraordinary Women in Biopharma” by Endpoint News. Dr. Young is also the recipient of the 2020 ACS National Earl Barnes Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in chemical research management. She is a popular keynote speaker at symposiums around the world.


Fran Zone

Fran Zone is the creator of The Zone Method™, a proven communication tool for being compelling, memorable, and concise while navigating through life and career. Fran is a communication expert and message strategist whose career path includes being an award-winning radio and television news producer, instructor at UC Berkeley, and a message strategy coach to Fortune 100 executives. Her clients include scientists, engineers, drug hunters, and top leaders in the Biotech arena.



Dr. Wendy Young and Fran Zone

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