As Invention Manager Assistant, Ms. Powers supports the Associate Directors in managing their portfolios of inventions. Her responsibilities include facilitating the progression of inventions though the review, patenting, and licensing processes. Through correspondence and coordination of meetings with innovators, attorneys and venture capitalists, she works to streamline activities and ensure that each emerging deal has the resources needed to meet critical deadlines. Ms. Powers has over 15 years of administrative management experience working within the health care, government and insurance industries.