IN for the Hutch

Connection + community + cocktails = IN for the Hutch

par·ty (n) a social occasion at which people eat, drink, talk, dance, and enjoy themselves.

IN·for·the·Hutch (n): a night of connection, community, and cocktails for young leaders who care about advancing cancer research and care.

Event Details

Thank You for Your INcredible Support!

Thanks to you, our 2022 IN for the Hutch — the first IN-person party with a purpose since 2019 — was a huge success! In one evening, the Innovators Network community raised $400,000 to support early-career researchers who are pushing the boundaries of science to advance the mission of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. We are immensely grateful that you’re IN.

Compassionate care and passion for discovery come together at Fred Hutch. The collective power of your dollars fuels scientific breakthroughs and healthier lives for every person in the community.

Learn more about the researchers who shared their big ideas at IN for the Hutch 2022:

  • Jen Adair, PhD, is making gene therapy accessible to everyone everywhere.
  • Melody Campbell, PhD, is building a high-resolution atlas of the cell to chart a new path to cures.
  • Burcu Darst, PhD, is improving prostate cancer equity by improving prediction models to understand who’s at highest risk and who doesn’t need intervention.
  • Meghan Flanagan, MD, is working to prevent breast cancer recurrence for the patients she sees in her practice as a breast surgeon at Fred Hutch and UW Medicine.
  • Kate Markey, MB, BS, MClin Res., PhD, FRACP, is finding connections between the microbiome and the immune system to improve outcomes for patients undergoing cancer treatments.
October 2023
Host or Sponsor:
IN for the Hutch Committee
Contact Information:

IN for the Hutch Gallery

IN for the Hutch Committee



Zahra Megji, Chair

Faith Flugel
Unify Consulting

Andrea Gordon

Susan Kim
Evergreen Pediatric Dentistry

Melanie Notari
Fox Rothschild LLP

Leslie Swanson
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

If you are interested in joining the IN for the Hutch Committee, please contact