The SITC Sparkathon – Emerging Leaders, Igniting Innovation is an exciting opportunity for early career professionals seeking to participate in new research that contributes to the cancer immunotherapy field and the society as a whole.
A group of 29 emerging leaders are exploring critical hurdles that have challenged this field for years. Once projects have been determined, teams will formulate plans to solve the major issues. Participants will have access to leadership experts who are serving as business coaches to assist teams in developing their proposals for successful implementation.
Projects will be presented to a panel of SITC leaders who will select the top proposals for implementation.
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You can help early career scientists tackle the hurdles facing cancer immunotherapy by supporting this innovative retreat.
These emerging leaders gathered in August 2017 to formulate strategies to solve major issues facing our field. They will work in teams with business leaders to refine their plans and compete for $175,000. The best idea(s) presented will advance to the execution phase and receive funding to move the field forward.
Be the spark by making a gift to the Forward Fund.
If you make your gift by Dec. 31 2017, your gift will be matched by an anonymous donor and double your impact! You can contribute to making cancer immunotherapy a standard of care and the word “cure” a reality for patients everywhere.
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