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Women & Wine Wednesdays - "Getting out of your Comfort Zone"
Collaborative Networking with MIT Sloan Alumnae & Friends

Ever consider that you need a new career path - too comfortable where you are? Considering venturing out of your comfort zone with a new chapter?!

We are very excited to have MIT alumna, Marina Hatsopoulos, Entrepreneur, Writer & Board Chair, Levitronix Technologies join us.

Sip, mingle and network with MIT Sloan Alumnae and friends.  

Marina Hatsopoulos is an Entrepreneur and Writer, Board Chair, Levitronix Technologies and Speaker, Tedx.  She was Founding CEO of Z Corporation, an early market leader in 3D printing out of MIT, from 1994 through its sale in 2005. She is Board Chair of Levitronix Technologies, the worldwide leader in magnetically-levitated bearingless motor technology, and President of Hellenic Innovation Network. She is on the MIT Corporation Visiting Committee for the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She is on the Advisory Board of the Nantucket Conference, MIT Enterprise Forum Greece, Eurobank’s EGG incubator, Mindspace Startup Program and MIT ReACT. She was a member of the National Board of Research & Innovation for the Republic of Cyprus. 

She is a regular guest speaker at MIT Bootcamps, Brown University and other universities. She was a Director of Cynosure Inc., a $400 million leader in the laser aesthetics market; GSI Group, a $300 million supplier of laser-based equipment; and Contex Holding, a $100 million leading manufacturer of large-format scanners. She was an investor and Director of Dear Kate performance apparel and Tea Forte, a luxury tea brand. She has also written articles, essays and short stories which have been published in Venturebeat, The Observer, CEOWORLD Magazine, Antioch Review, Missouri Review, Bellevue Literary, and numerous other journals. She holds B.A. degrees from Brown University in Math and in Music, and an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering. Visit her website:

Women and Wine Wednesdays is hosted and sponsored by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association.  

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

6:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m. ET

The Ritz Carlton, Avery Bar  

10 Avery Street

Boston, MA 02210

$20/per person

Our Women's Events Volunteer Committee includes:

  • Audrey Daum, SM '88, SBAA Board Co-Chair Women’s Events, Chair, Women and Wine Wednesdays & Senior Vice President – Investments, Moors & Cabot,
  • Sun Altbach, MBA '11, CEO & President, PIC Therapeutics,
  • Monica Kothari, MBA '19, Regions Lead, Campus Strategy, Capital One,
  • Dr. Irena Lucifredi, PhD '05, President, SOFAR Acoustics, LLC,
  • Katie Manty, SM '02, VP, Omnichannel Strategy,
  • Tina Kruczynski, Program Manager, MITSBAA,
COVID-19 POLICY: MITSBAA is adhering to MIT and the CDC Guidelines. All registrants must self-attest to (a) full vaccination 14 days prior to this event, and (b) participation is voluntary and attendees are responsible for their own protection against Covid-19. We will provide hand sanitizer and masks to all attendees.



Event Information
Wednesday, May 3 2023 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm [ iCal ]
The Ritz Carlton, Avery Bar
10 Avery Street
Boston, MA 02111
Boston Skyline Panorama courtesy Nietnagel © 2010
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