Ready to share ideas, pose questions and enjoy caffeinated (or decaffeinated) conversation? Come join us for MorningMIX. The event takes place at 8:30 a.m. at Iconik Coffee Roasters, 314 S Guadalupe St.

The 2019 series will take place on the third Thursday of each month that we don’t hold an evening MIX (schedule below).

On April 18, the morningMIX guest speaker will be Julia Wise, a technical project manager for New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program, which solves small businesses and entrepreneurs’ challenges with technical assistance from New Mexico’s National Labs and Universities. Dr. Wise holds a MS and Ph.D in geology from the University of Cincinnati. Prior to her current position she taught geology at the University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University. She’s held roles in technology transfer at the University of New Mexico and was the Director of the Office of Science of Technology at the New Mexico Economic Development Department where she created the Innovation Voucher and SBIR Matching Grant programs. Julia currently serves on the Board of the New Mexico Partnership, The BioScience Advisory Council at the Santa Fe Business Incubator, and is active in mentorship programs especially those relating to engaging girls in STEM.