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September 4, 2018
Hilton Boston Back Bay,
Boston, MA

Connect with leaders who are ready to talk about diversity and inclusion with practical solutions for propelling all dimensions of diversity throughout your organization

Lead the Way. Change Starts With You.

Make your organization a more supportive and engaging place to work


PANEL DISCUSSION: Lead the Way: How to Champion Diversity and Inclusion in Life Sciences

6:00 - 7:00 PM

We all agree that diversity and inclusion is an integral part of a successful organization’s culture. What can you do to make sure that diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, backgrounds and perspectives is part of your company’s DNA? Hear from industry executives who are leading the way by implementing diversity and inclusion programs at their companies and organizations. Panelists will discuss what it takes to be a leader that drives diversity throughout an organization, and other actionable takeaways to get conversations about inclusion moving throughout your organization.


7:00 - 8:00 PM

Following the panel, join attendees for cocktails and conversation at an interactive networking reception. Members of the life science community who are forging the path for diversity will lead roundtable discussions throughout the room. Meet a potential mentor, connect with other attendees, and have substantive conversations about diversity and inclusion.

Roundtable Topics Include:

  1. Inclusive leadership: Managing more effectively in today’s workplace
  2. Understanding and managing unconscious bias
  3. Meaningful conversations across difference
  4. Measuring diversity and inclusion within your organization
  5. Building opportunities for success for employees of color
  6. Creating a diverse research team
  7. Bringing diversity of thought from academia, government, and public entities into your corporate strategy
  8. Hiring diverse skill sets: accessing entry level jobs at life science companies
  9. LGBTQ professionals in life sciences

Sample of Titles Attending:

Business Development Director
Chief Business Officer
Chief Legal Counsel
Chief Manager
Co-Founder, CEO
Deputy General Manager
Director of Procurement
Founder & CEO
General Manager
Head of Commercial Operations
Managing Director
Practice Area Lead
Principal Process Engineer
Process Scientist
Production Director Purification
Research Associate
Senior Analyst
SVP Business Development
Vice President Business and Corporate Development
VP of Corporate Development
VP, Human Resources


Hilton Boston Back Bay

40 Dalton St

Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 236-1100

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