Lynn Dixon-Anderson '84 will be the featured speaker in the Diverse Paths of Leadership and Innovation speaker series on Friday, February 16. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 2 p.m. in Noyce 1023. The Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership is sponsoring the speaker series and associated course.

Lynn has worked in the field of packaging since graduating from Michigan State University. She has work in several different industries, starting with food, then cosmetics/healthcare then finally in pharmaceuticals.  She has been working for Bristol Myers Squibb for 21 years. She leads a team of packaging engineers who design and develop packaging systems for new drug products. Her job entails collaborating with colleagues from  research and development, marketing, and manufacturing to ensure the packaging solutions which are design can meet our patients’ needs while providing proper protection to the product.  

Lynn graduated from Grinnell College in 1984 with a BA in General Science and Michigan State University in 1986 with an MS in Packaging Engineering.


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