Description: This webinar is for the science PhD who excels at and enjoys
writing, and is looking for an alternative career to academia and the bench.
Dr. Hoverman will share her experiences in transitioning from a bench
scientist who enjoyed writing, to a Business Owner who holds several contracts
with customers who need aid in Grant and Proposal Writing. Dr. Hoverman
will cover the background, skill set, and motivation necessary to pursue a
career as a scientific grant and proposal manager/writer. Attendees will
hear first hand how to turn training in writing and communication that they
have received as a PhD, into a successful career option or business. The
attendees will have a chance to ask questions and beyond the seminar, connect
with Dr. Hoverman via professional Social Media like LinkedIn and GooglePlus.
Bio: Dr. Lisa Sproul
Hoverman founded Hoverman Scientific and Medical Communications (HSMC) after a
successful graduate and post-doctoral career.
has a background as a scientist who excelled at public speaking, lecturing,
writing and editing.
specializes in the areas of grant and academic proposal writing, editing, and
management. Dr. Hoverman evolved her success as a grant writer and proposal
manager in academia, into a private consultant career, focusing on grant and
proposal management and writing. This career led to the formation of HSMC in
2008, where she continues to support many customers in grant pursuits, and
supports others by managing private and federal proposals. Dr. Hoverman has
been an active team lead or team member on over 25 funded grants, which total
more than $127 Million Dollars in funding. She has served as a proposal manager
on more than 137 proposals which has resulted in over $98 Million Dollars in
funding for her clients.