Taking place on 18th April between 9.30am – 3.30pm, this event aims to bring together likeminded individuals working in the biotech and life science sector, and women looking to pursue a career in this industry. We will have talks from inspirational women in the industry on topics ranging from leadership and the visibility of women in biotech, investment opportunities available, and ways to connect with one another.
Aim of the Event:
Share personal and professional experiences and career strategies from a woman’s perspective
Help women, wherever they are in the career paths, realise their future goals.
Encourage women to enter and maintain careers in Biotech.
Generate a wider network of professionals working in Biotech
Who is it for?
This is an inclusive event and all are welcome particularly:
-Women in academia and industry who would like to network
-Women who would like to learn about and explore the opportunities available to them
This event is in partnership with Bionow, Charnwood Molecular, Charnwood Campus, IBioIC, Potter Clarkson, SynBioBeta and WiSB (Women in Synthetic Biology)
A great opportunity for academic and industry colleagues to get together,
Tickets are FREE and available below.
If you are feeling unwell or are experiencing COVID-19 symtopms please test prior to the event and only attend if you are feeling well or test negative for COVID-19.
For any further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Gosia Khrais - Marketing and Commercial Director, Charnwood Campus
Isabel Webb - Head of Technology Strategy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
How to get there and be successful
Moderator: Nishma Trivedi, Global IT Compliance & Validation Lead, Kindeva Drug Delivery
Suzy Dilly - CEO, ValiRx
Andreea Mander - Head of BioMatics, BioMatics
Claire Thompson - CEO, Agility Life Sciences
Livija Debah - CSO, Prokarium
Overcoming challenges and preparing for the future
Moderator: Sara Holland - Partner, Potter Clarkson
Alicia Showering - PhD Candidate, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Saba Khan- Director, Tiger Team Lab Consultancy
Kirsty Smitten -CEO & Co-Founder, MetalloBio
Jennifer Stockwell - Senior Research Chemist II, Charnwood Molecular
Kathy Dodgson - Director of Biology, Charnwood Molecular
The do’s & don’ts, how, when & where
Moderator: Fiona Mischel - Director of International Outreach, SynBioBeta
Kathy Dodgson -Director of Biology, Charnwood Molecular
Louisa Cilenti - Founder & Principal, pH3 Capital Ventures
Uzma Choudry - Venture Capital Investor, Octopus Ventures
If travelling by train to the event the nearest train station to the event is Loughborough Train Station. Details can be found here: https://www.grandcentralrail.com/stations/loughborough
The train station is a 10 minute car ride away from the venue, there is a taxi rank outside the station if you would prefer to travel by car. As well as this Uber is also a popular form of transport and is extremely active in Loughhborough.Below are some local taxi firms which you can travel with too:
Kaycabs - 01509 437164
Arrow - 07828 602764
NOVACAB - 01509 215868