Academia to Industry Coffee Club June Meeting

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Date: Wednesday, June 05, 2019 05:00 PM

Venue: Bella Vista Social Club and Caffe  |  City: San Diego, United States

The AWIS-SD Academia 2 Industry Coffee Club is an informal gathering for women in academia who are interested in transitioning to an industry career. The group meets the first or second Wednesday of the month at 5 pm at the Bella Vista Cafe.

For our June meet-up, A2I has invited Eileen Mendel to speak with the group.

Eileen Mendel is an Executive Business Strategist and one of the few Certified “Life Mastery Consultants” in the world. Eileen started The Balanced Millionaire, ( to work with the management of rapidly growing small and mid-sized firms, mentoring them to develop strategic business and life plans that result in higher performance and greater fulfillment.  

Eileen holds a Master’s degree in Marketing from the M.I.T Sloan School. She was a marketing executive with Bristol-Meyer’s Squibb and Berlex Biosciences, and a Wealth Advisor with Morgan Stanley.  

Before starting The Balanced Millionaire, Eileen was the CEO of her own firm, The Mendel Group. She worked on critical projects with Senior Executives at Fortune 500 firms and helped close business development deals for Start-Ups backed by major Venture Capitol firms such as Kleiner Perkins and Blue Cross Blue Shield Ventures.

Eileen Mendel has published five seminal books for the Biopharmaceutical Industry and has been featured on NPR, The San Jose Business Journal, and the San Francisco Business Journal. She currently hosts her own podcast called The Balanced Millionaire.

Eileen will share with us the various strategies to grow a successful business with greater passion, creativity, and reduced stress.

Please join us Wednesday June 5th, 2019 @5 pm and come with questions for Eileen!

A2I is co-hosted by Takako Noguchi, Qiong Song, Aarti Narang & Norazizah Shafee.

Please RSVP to register for the meeting using the following link:

Our meetings are free for AWIS members and first time non-members.

Non-members fee: $10

You can find the instructions to join AWIS here:

Note: Affordable parking is available on site, and it is free after 5 pm.

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Hope to see you soon!


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  • Wednesday, June 05, 2019 05:00 PM
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