STEM Women's Summit

Online Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Gather with fellow alumni of the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics to celebrate the professional successes of IUP’s women in the STEM fields. This is an opportunity to network and support IUP students as they aspire to obtain professions in the sciences.


Registration is free but required. Register online.


Keynote speaker Linda K. Willett, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, will discuss “From Classroom to Board Room: The Evolution of a Career.” The keynote address will be followed by breakout sessions on the following topics:

  • Achieving Your Goals
  • Leadership
  • Professions in Medicine and Allied Health
  • Professions in the Military
  • Work/Family Balance

View the complete agenda.

About the Keynote Speaker

Linda Sidor Willett is executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, the largest health insurance company in New Jersey with almost $12 billion in revenue in 2020. She works with the company’s CEO and management team to set strategy and drive business outcomes, including transforming businesses to prosper in the face of health care and tax reform. Willett has led the teams responsible for communications, public affairs, government affairs, legal and regulatory matters, enterprise risk management, and, compliance. The Horizon BCBSNJ Foundation reports to her and focuses on charitable giving in the State of New Jersey. Willett works directly with the company’s board of directors and board committees on all aspects of corporate governance.