What Courage and Leadership Look Like in Action

What Courage and Leadership Look Like in Action
Dr. Oris Sanjur grew up in Panama under the tutelage of parents who were both teachers. Oris knew early on that she wanted to study biology and her parents encouraged her to do what she loved. She did face barriers to pursuing her education, including financial and social stigmas. She heard, for example, “Why would a smart woman like you choose biology? Why not be a banker or a doctor?” But Oris knew what she wanted and went for it! She obtained a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and has participated in significant DNA sequencing research. And in the process, Oris uncovered the keys to being an authentic leader. Join us on October 27 at 8:00 am PST to learn from Oris’ keys to leadership.
Oris is currently the Deputy Director at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. She has a BS in Biology and a Ph.D. Molecular Biology, Evolution and Systematics from Rutgers University. She is on several boards, including National Bureau for Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT), and has received numerous awards, including being recognized as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Central America” Issued by Forbes Magazine · Jan 2020.





Oct 27 2022


8:00 am - 8:30 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 27 2022
  • Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am