BIO International Convention: GlycoMimetics CEO Rachel King Moderates Panel on Changing the Game for Women in the Biotech Industry
Jun 4, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4, GlycoMimetics CEO Rachel King moderated a panel on breaking down barriers and stereotypes for women and other under-represented groups in the biotechnology industry and how we can collectively build up the next generation.
Panel participants included:
- J&J Director of Transactions Lilly Cortese
- Merck President, Global Pharma Arpa Garay
- Takeda Director, R&D Communications Monique Kelley
- Syros CEO Nancy Simonian
Panelists considered topics such as mentorship and mentoring, how diversity contributes to excellence in organizations, gaining confidence in one's own leadership abilities, and diversity representation across organizations, leadership ranks and Boards of Directors.
Said Dr. Simonian, "As we lead in organizations, we need to take a page out of the books of others while still being true to ourselves."