Candace completed a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a PhD in Immunology at the University of California, Davis.
Since receiving her PhD, Candace has worked in a broad range of industries including biotechnology, patent law, and medical writing. Prior to graduate school, Candace also worked in a state government laboratory. Candace is passionate about mentoring and supporting PhD students and postdoctoral fellows along their unique career paths. She is particularly excited about helping Leaders for the Future program fellows grow their leadership and business skills through valuable immersive experiences