International Women and Girls in Science Day

Alexion Celebrates International Women and Girls in Science Day

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Please note that the activities highlighted in the following article took place prior to the current global health crisis.

In February, to celebrate International Women and Girls in Science Day, employees at our New Haven office gathered for an engaging conversation about their female scientific heroes.

The Women of Mars: Life Is Sweet for Lisa Saxon Reed and the Sensory Team

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Making a living from tasting chocolate and helping to create exciting new flavors for products all over the globe may sound like a fantasy for many, but for Lisa Saxon Reed, Global Director of Sensory at Mars Wrigley, it’s what she does every day. “By far my favorite thing,” she said, “is really living eight-year-old Lisa’s dream of getting paid to try chocolate, and make it a little bit better.” 

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