Sandra Kazahn Masur, Ph.D. is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and has a long history of championing women in science and medicine. Dr. Masur will share her insights on utilizing proper negotiation techniques so that women can achieve more in the workplace, secure higher salaries, and request more flexibility.
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Sandra Kazahn Masur, Ph.D.
Professor at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Dr. Masur is a basic scientist and an activist for women in science and medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York where she is Professor of Ophthalmology and of Pharmacological Sciences and the founding and current Director of its Office for Women’s Careers.
She is a frequent keynote lecturer on how to negotiate and how to support junior faculty in STEMM. Her explorations of the cell biology of membrane transport and of corneal wound healing were funded by the NIH for 35 years as a principal investigator. In active support of scientists, she chaired the Women in Cell Biology (WICB) Committee of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) from 2008-2016. Its major objective is to provide opportunities and information useful to women and men in developing their careers in cell biology. She was co-director of the National Eye Institute’s “Fundamental Issues in Vision Research” at the Marine Biology Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA (2000-2010) and was a participant in the NIH Office for Research in Women’s Health strategic planning for Women in Science.
The Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award was established by the ASCB to honor individuals with exemplary achievements in cell biology who are also outstanding mentors. Among her national awards are the Women in Medicine Silver Achievement Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Outstanding Woman Scientist from the Association for Women in Science, and an elected Fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology.
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