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Elizabeth Chadis

Elizabeth Chadis has been at MIT for over a decade working for Marc Kastner, first as his development officer for the department of physics and then as his assistant dean for development when he became dean of the school of science. Together they have raised millions of dollars for capital renovation projects, research , and endowment support for faculty and students with professorships and fellowships.

Chadis spent five years in development at the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts where she solicited major gifts, created a “circle of friends” and worked on major events including “from all walks of life” the annual AIDS walk. She began her career in high-tech communications and advertising working first at Cahners Publishing and Prime Computer.