The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together

SOLUTIONS with/in/sight: Women Converge on Cancer

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

From MIT's Great Dome to the rotunda on Capitol Hill, cancer research and associated advocacy efforts are changing the lives of patients everywhere. Join three staunch advocates for cancer research to learn more about the personal journeys and powerful collaborations at the forefront of the fight against cancer. Whether forging the convergence revolution, carving out new paths for research and funding, or elevating public conversation, these inspiring leaders embody the perseverance, partnerships, and progress that move the field ever forward.


  • Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (h.c.), Chief Executive Officer, American Association for Cancer Research (view video)
  • Susan Hockfield, PhD, MIT President Emerita and KI member (view video)
  • Joyce Kulhawik, Emmy Award-winning Arts and Entertainment Critic and Three-time Cancer Survivor, (video not available)

The event was moderated by Tyler Jacks, PhD, Director, Koch Institute at MIT. Watch his introductory remarks here. Photos from the evening's presentations are available here.

This event was presented in conjunction with the Koch Institute's special symposium, Bridging the Gap in Ovarian Cancer. For more information or to register for that event, click here.