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. 

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

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