Charles McLien III, Director, UW Bioengineering Affiliates Program

Charles is responsible for developing and managing the UW Bioengineering Affiliates Program, including: creating a centralized office for UW BioE industry relations, recruiting corporate and individual members and supporting their interactions and launching student-based programs within the program.

Charles’ career has focused on life sciences educational outreach, fundraising and program development. Prior to joining Bioengineering, Charles worked in Corporate and Foundation Relations for College of Engineering (CoE) Advancement. In this role, he was involved in development activities to support the fundraising needs for the College’s ten academic departments and student support services programs.

Charles received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Morehouse College.