Dawn Hocevar
President & CEO, CURE

Dawn Hocevar is President & CEO at CURE, Connecticut United for Research Excellence. She is the 2017 President and Board Chair of Women In Bio and has spent the last five years in various roles with Women In Bio including: fundraising, national program chair and helped establish Women In Bio’s Boardroom Ready program. Women In Bio has 13 chapters across the country with over 2000 members.  With her most recent role as Vice President, Business Development with BioSurplus she worked closely with BIO and affiliates across the country helping to grow vendor programs and membership.  With BioSurplus, she seeded and built business platforms in San Francisco as well as Boston and the New England area including Connecticut.  She excels in building relationships and her vast network adds tremendous value to her work with CURE.  She has experience in distribution, sales, management and marketing with her 20 years working with Fisher Scientific.  She obtained her BS in Microbiology and Chemistry from San Jose State University and worked at Stanford University for six years prior to joining Fisher Scientific.