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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:

  • Understanding and Managing Unconscious Bias
  • Meaningful Conversations Across Racial Differences
  • Inclusive Leadership: Managing More Effectively in Today’s Workplace
  • Building a Network and Developing Diverse Relationships to Support Your Growth
  • Creating A Diverse Research Team
  • Bringing Diversity of Thought from Academia, Government, and Public Entities Into Your Corporate Strategy 
  • Hiring Diverse Skill Sets: Accessing Entry Level Jobs at Life Science Companies 
  • Building Leadership and Development Opportunities for Women in Life Sciences


Sample of Titles Attending:

Associate Dir, Learning Dev
Associate Dir, Immunotherapy
Business D&I specialist
Business Development Director
Chief Business Officer
Chief Legal Counsel
Clinical Operation Program Mgnt
Clinical Trial Manager
Communications Specialist
Deputy General Manager
Director Human Resources
Director of Procurement
Director of Strategy
Director of Talent Acquisition
Director of Talent Development
Director Process Development
Director, Business Development
Executive Director
Founder & CEO
General Manager
Head of Commercial Operations
Head of Organizational Effectiveness
HR Director Life Science
Investor Managing Director
Marketing Org Effectiveness
Program Mgr Post Doc
Practice Area Lead
President & CEO
Principal Process Engineer
Process Scientist
Production Director
Professor Emerita
Program Director
Purification Scientist
Research Associate
Senior VP & Co-Lead
Sr Talent Acquisition Partner
Sr. Director Benefits and HRIS
SVP Business Development
SVP HR Talent & Organizational Dev
Talent Acquisition Lead
Technical Lead
VP for Economic Development
VP of Corporate Development
VP Venture Investments
VP, Corporate Counsel
VP, Human Resources
VP, Process Development


Hilton Boston Back Bay

40 Dalton St

Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 236-1100

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