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Ximedica Hosts 3rd Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
With females representing less than 11% of the engineering workforce in our country and the knowledge that gender diversity is often linked to corporate profitability and employee satisfaction, Ximedica is committed to educational outreach opportunities targeting young women.
For that reason last Thursday Ximedica hosted 26 high school juniors and seniors and 4 of their teachers from the Lincoln School and St. Mary's Bayview Academy at our 3rd Annual ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’ event. The event was a half day that consisted of 6 interactive workshops, a guided tour of our facility and most importantly shared wisdom from Ximedica’s female workforce.
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Posted on Feb 28, 2012
Meet Beth Werner, Sr. Research & Product Strategist, Healthcare Delivery Systems
We are pleased to welcome Beth Werner to the Ximedica Research and Strategy team.
Beth joins Ximedica with an arsenal of research tools from design validation to empathetic immersion to understand user needs. In 2011 she was named a recipient of two IDEA awards and a Medical Design Excellence Award for her work in the medical field.
Prior to joining Ximedica Beth has managed research projects at both Insight and Continuum.
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Posted on Feb 15, 2012