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Get to Know Beckman: Linden Reid

Linden, an event planner in Space Reservations, is passionate about art and science, and she has a background in parasite research! She also loves spending time with her dog, Ziggy. 

Published on April 11, 2019

Get to Know Linden Reid

Linden Reid
Linden's educational background is in biology with a specialization in parasitology and statistics.

 

Explain your job in 50 words or less:

I’m an event planner in Space Reservations, so I schedule, plan, and reserve all events at Beckman, including conferences, talks, symposiums, seminars, meetings, and retreats. I also manage all parking spaces, catering, and associated equipment for events.

How long have you worked at Beckman?

3 months

What do you like to do in your free time?

Fiber art (spinning, knitting), gardening, woodworking

Tell me about your passion for art:

My passion for art came from my mom – she was a technical theatre teacher and I grew up making sets, costumes, and props with her. I worked for a museum exhibit design company fabricating exhibits for almost two years before coming to Beckman, and someday I hope to work in museum design.

What excites you about Beckman?

Their willingness to collaborate with other scientific institutions to bring better science to Beckman

Favorite C-U restaurant? 

KoFusion

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