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LYNN – Mayor Jared Nicholson and the City, in partnership with BioConnects New England, will host the inaugural Community Leadership Summit on Wednesday at the Lynn Museum.

The summit will focus on the City’s biotech readiness and pathways to a career in biotech and biomanufacturing. Attendees will participate in strategies and discussions around engaging with and informing the community about these opportunities.

The summit will be led by Nicholson and Jared Auclair, Ph.D., Northeastern University Vice Provost of Research and Economic Development, Director of Bioinnovation, and co-lead of BioConnects New England. EDIC/Lynn Executive Director James Cowdell and Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute Executive Director Christine Bolzan will also present.

“This event is a significant step forward in our goal of expanding our workforce and supporting our residents in growing industries, which aligns with our Workforce Development Plan,” Nicholson said. “We’re excited to showcase the ongoing collaboration to advance this vision and have our residents learn about the opportunities that come with the life sciences.”