BASEL LIFE 2018

11–14 September 2018

Congress Center Basel
Switzerland

Women in science

Thursday 13 September 2018

10.15 – 16.45

Innovation Forums

Women in science – The power of FeMale innovation

Women in Science Team presents: The power of FeMale Innovation In order to enhance future scientific focus and significant breakthroughs we need to foster a shift in culture, as diversity and inclusion becomes more important than ever in the search for groundbreaking innovation. BASEL LIFE 2018 will host its first Women in Science forum and strives to encourage and empower FeMale collaboration to fuel inspired and cutting-edge research.

Chairs:
Bejal Joshi (Plush Communique, Basel, Switzerland)
Jolanda Groenhuijzen (MyLanda GmbH, Basel, Switzerland)

10.00
Quick welcome and a short introduction
Bejal Joshi (Plush Communique, Basel, Switzerland)
Jolanda Groenhuijzen (MyLanda GmbH, Basel, Switzerland)

10.15
Breaking the psychological code of innovation and excellence
Helen Eriksen (Eriksen Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark)

10.45
Future of personalized healthcare and what this means fior women's health
Estelle Vester-Blokland (Roche, Basel, Switzerland)

11.45
Thriving in a complex world. Importance of female science role models and leadership
Jane Griffith (Johnson & Johnson, Basel, Switzerland)

12.15
Session Q & A

14.15
Creating an Environment for Innovation: changing the narrative on women in science
B. Jallal
MedImmune, MedImmune/AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, MD, United States

14.40
Academic perspective on FeMale collaboration and Swiss culture
Bettina Borisch (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

15.00
Session Q & A

15.45
Blockchain for healthcare. Brining innovation to society with a focus on women's health
Quy Vo-Reinhard (HIT Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland)

16.05
Angel investing and female entrepreneurship
T. Haemmerli
Go Beyond Investing AG, Basel, Switzerland

16.25
Session Q & A

16.35
Closing
Bejal Joshi (Plush Communique, Basel, Switzerland)

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