WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Shan Zhao

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2022 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.

The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.

Meet institute member SHAN ZHAO.

Shan Zhao

Shan Zhao Dsc 1768 003Title: Sr. Development Engineer

Company: Corning Inc.

How long have you been with your current employer?: 4 months

Alma Mater: Michigan Tech (Ph.D), U of Florida (M.S.)

Prior career experience: 

  • Production Supervisor, Bangs Laboratories Inc. 2019-2021
  • Research Associate, Dartmouth College 2017-2019

Current job responsibilities: Next Gen optical fiber coating development

Hobbies: Travel, tennis, piano

To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.

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Categories: Women to Watch