Events


Webinar: Female Founders – Encouraging, Developing and Commercialising Talent
Thursday 4th February (Part of the LSX World Congress)
11:00 – 12:00 BST

Statistics of representation on boards, the imbalance of investment into female entrepreneurs and the wider gender imbalance in life sciences and healthcare businesses shows we still have a long way to go.

Women’s health is considered by some as a niche, when it is anything but. Too often, lip service can be paid to the cause without effective action, and the importance of business networks, mentorship and thought leadership in tackling the issue of gender cannot be underestimated.

Inspiring female founders discuss the challenges they have faced in building their life science and healthcare businesses, raising capital in a male-dominated industry, and what more can and should be done to expedite growth and equality in female entrepreneurship and leadership in life sciences. Importantly, how can the wider industry, and the men within, best play their part and make a true and meaningful difference.

Moderator: Angela Tyrell, SVP, LSX & Female Founders
Sharon Cunningham, Co-Founder & CEO, Shorla Pharma
Lea Von Bidder, Co-Founder & CEO, Ava
Caroline Barelle, Co-Founder & CEO, Elasmogen
Valerie Vanhooren, CEO, ONA Therapeutics
Fiona MacLaughlin, Senior Director, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Free to attend as part of the LSX World Congress. 

Review the full event hereSign up here

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Virtual Roundtable: Female Founders Advisory Meeting
Friday 5th February
11:00 – 12:00 BST

Have a say in the strategic direction of Female Founders from the outset. The advisory meeting is open to health and life sciences professionals who are passionate about supporting female-led businesses.

It will help to set the strategic direction of Female Founders in 2021. The session will cover first year goals, mentor and industry champion recommendations, content suggestions and event calendar.

It also offers participants the opportunity to voice additional ideas and needs, to ask questions and to meet with other women who are driving change in health and life sciences.

Moderator: Angela Tyrell, SVP, LSX & Female Founders

Free to attend, sign up here


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