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The shortest month of the year is flying by, and there are several events fast approaching of which we would like to make you aware:
1. Tips for Making Time for What’s Important   
The GWPA is hosting a time management workshop led by Dr. Sara Melita. Dr. Melita works for GW’s Colonial Temps team providing career development advice as a consultant, executive coach, facilitator, and trainer. Come join us for food and some pointers on how to make the most of your time!
February 20 (Wednesday), 12 PM - 1:30 PM
Science and Engineering Hall (SEH) 2000
Lunch will be provided -- please RSVP to
2. GWPA Research Updates
The GWPA is offering you the chance to sharpen your presentation skills through informal talks once a month. We are aiming to make this an ideal way to practice for an upcoming conference presentation or to just get feedback on your research. Afterward we'll provide food.
February 25th (Monday), 4:30 PM - 6 PM
Ross Hall room 201A
3. Tools for Maximizing Postdoc Success and Career Transitions
Dr. Chiara Manzini will lead a seminar focused on postdoc professional development. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested please RSVP to Luara Radville (
February 27 (Wednesday, 12 PM - 1 PM
Ross Hall room 602
Please RSVP to Laura Radville (!
4. Lastly, we invite you to eagerly anticipate a Mardis Gras event held on March 8th. Details coming soon!!


The GW Postdoc Association welcomes you back in 2019! To start the year off, we would like to invite you to the following events:
1. DMV Postdocs Networking Event
Come network with fellow postdocs from the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area!
January 25 (Friday), 6 PM - 11 PM
All Sours Bar
725 T Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
2. GWPA -- Meet the 2019 Board Members
Meet the 2019 GWPA board members and enjoy some hot chocolate to drive away the winter chills!
January 31 (Thursday), 1 PM - 2 PM
Location: SEH 7th Floor (south side, through the doors for rooms 7300-7479 and find the tree)
Please RSVP to
3. "The media and talking about your research" (Science Career and Professional Development Series)
Seminar presentation by Anne Banner (Executive Director, Communications and Marketing) and Lisa Anderson (Director of Media Relations & Social Media).
January 29 (Tuesday), 12 PM - 1 PM
602 Ross Hall
Lunch will be provided
Please RSVP to Laura Radville:

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