FemSTEM

Wednesday March 15th, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Health Innovation Hub, 263 McCaul St, Rm 120

Are you a woman trying to break into the health innovation sector?  How do issues of gender and diversity play out in health start-ups, hospitals, industry and universities?  What does the future look like for Women entrepreneurs in the Health Innovation sector?

Join our amazing guest panelists as they discuss these important issues and more.  And be part of the conversation through live polling and an open forum discussion.

RSVP Here, space is limited

Panelists:

Adriana Ieraci
Get Your Bot On!, Conveyor Built

Ruth Ross
CAMH, U of T

Gabriella Chan

Dr. Gabriella Chan is a scientist, lawyer, lecturer, and entrepreneur. She completed a PhD in molecular diagnostics and undertook postdoctoral work in hand-held diagnostic devices at the University of Toronto after which she earned a law degree (JD) from Osgoode Hall Law School and trained at a national Bay Street law firm in Toronto.  Before founding Yocto Law, Gabriella served as the VP of Legal Affairs at a Toronto-area biotechnology company. Gabriella advises researchers, start-up ventures, established companies, and stakeholders in the life sciences and health technology sectors to strategically leverage their IP portfolios and business assets into successful enterprises.

In addition to her legal practice, Gabriella is an Adjunct Lecturer in LMP and teaches Intellectual Property in the Translational Research Program at the University of Toronto, she is a mentor at the Health Innovation Hub, and the former lead of Startup Toronto.

http://www.yoctolaw.com
Twitter: @YoctoLaw

Huda Idrees

Huda is the Founder and CEO of Dot Health, a health technology platform that helps
you understand your own health better. Most recently a partner and Chief Product
Officer at Wealthsimple, Huda is a product designer, an engineer, and a writer. She
previously jumpstarted the product design team at storytelling giant, Wattpad, and led
the invoicing and accounting products at Wave.