Chief Operations Officer of the Cheeky Scientist Association and Chair of Cambridge AWiSE
United Kingdom, originally from Canada
Cathy completed her PhD in 2014 at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Her dissertation focussed on the molecular mechanisms which lead to axon degeneration in Multiple Sclerosis. She has since shifted gears to help academics find their own passion. She currently resides in Cambridge UK where she is the Chief Operations Officer of Cheeky Scientist, a training platform for academics who want to transition into industry. She also cares about strengthening the voice of women in science and is Chair of Cambridge AWiSE, a regional network for women in science, engineering and technology in both industry and academia.