Jeanette Gass, the manager of global programs at the International Association for the Study of Pain, has coordinated programs in a variety of work settings.
Stop fearing change—embrace it and grow with it.
Whether working at a university, scientific institution, or association, Jeanette Gass, CAP, CNP, says it’s always helped her to be herself. “Be as authentic as you can,” she says. “You will be a better employee, a better coworker, and provide better support for your members and volunteers if you are true to yourself.” Some stops on her career journey so far:
A Working History
2007 – 2011: Usher at Hancher Auditorium at University of Iowa
2013 – 2014: Program Coordinator at National Foreign Language Center
2014 – 2015: Senior Program Assistant at National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
2015 – 2017: Program Management Specialist at University of Maryland
2017 – 2019: Program Development and Special Projects Coordinator at The Optical Society
2019 –: Manager, Global Programs, at International Association for the Study of Pain