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Casandra Mangroo, SVP of Product & Science, on a Career at the Intersection of Biology and AI
Episode 614th September 2021 • Think FASTT • BenchSci
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In this episode of the Think FASTT podcast, BenchSci SVP of Product & Science Casandra Mangroo talks about her career path and approach to product leadership on technology involving both biomedicine and machine learning. Topics include:

  • How she got interested in science, and the life event that stopped her becoming a doctor
  • Lack of female role models in STEM and her passion to fix this
  • Why networking is critical and how it helped her land a job at BenchSci
  • How she learned to stop always saying yes—and what to do instead
  • Prioritizing, breaking through barriers, and having tough conversations to drive product success
  • The importance of radical candor and being direct and honest
  • Exploring options and experimenting to advance your career

You can learn more about Mangroo on her LinkedIn profile at www.linkedin.com/in/casandra-mangroo-57573539/.

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