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April 20, 2017
Men still hold 9 out of 10 life science director positions
[MedCity News] – New research released Thursday by executive search and leadership consulting firm Epsen Fuller Group shows men continue to go from strength-to-strength in ...
April 4, 2017
Gender Diversity in the Workplace
[Johnson & Johnson Innovation] – Did you know that companies with top quartile representation of executive committee level women consistently perform better than companies with ...
March 13, 2017
Exclusive: BlackRock vows new pressure on climate, board diversity
[REUTERS] – BlackRock Inc(BLK.N), which wields outsized clout as the world’s largest asset manager, planned on Monday to put new pressure on companies to explain ...
March 1, 2017
Gender tokenism and bias prevail in biotech boardrooms
[NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY] – A new study on gender diversity projects that at the current rate of change, it could take as long as 40 years ...
February 7, 2017
How A Gaffe With Scantily Clad Models Catalyzed Change At LifeSci
[FAIRYGODBOSS] – LifeSci Advisors, which provides consulting services to companies in the life sciences field, hosted a party last year that exposed a major flaw ...
February 1, 2017
Boardroom bound: Efforts to bring more women into biomed industry’s top ranks
[NATURE MEDICINE] – A year ago, an investor-relations consultancy firm created controversy when it chose to hire female models to mingle at a party, which ...
January 24, 2017
Women are gaining more board seats in biotech, but real change is happening at a snail’s pace
[ENDPOINTS NEWS] – The number of women occupying board seats at 177 biotech companies that went public between 2012 and 2015 ticked up last year. ...
January 24, 2017
Study: Women hold just 1/10 biotech board seats
[MedCity News] – A new study of 177 publicly-listed biotechs found just 10.9 percent of board seats are occupied by women. Perhaps more shocking, 98 ...
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March 7, 2017
State Street Global Advisors Calls on 3,500 Companies Representing More Than $30 Trillion in Market Capitalization to Increase Number of Women on Corporate Boards
[State Street] – On the eve of International Women’s Day and the one-year anniversary of its SPDR®SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF (ticker: SHE), State Street ...
February 27, 2017
BrainStorm Names Dr. June S. Almenoff and Arturo O. Araya to its Board of Directors as Company Prepares for Clinical and Commercial Success
[brainstorm] – BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today the appointments of June ...
January 27, 2017
Women In Bio Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Boardroom Ready Program
[Nasdaq] – Women In Bio (WIB), an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship of women in the life sciences, today announced ...
November 4, 2016
LifeSci Advisors’ Board Placement Initiative Announces Fifth Board Placement
[Nasdaq] – LifeSci Advisors, a leading life sciences-focused investor relations consultancy, announced today the fifth placement of a female executive to a life science company ...
November 3, 2016
Nivalis Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Cynthia Smith to Board of Directors
[Nasdaq] – Nivalis Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLS), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative solutions for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), today announced that ...
October 31, 2016
Women In Bio Announces First Boardroom Ready Program Graduates
[Nasdaq] – Women In Bio (WIB), an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship of women in the Life Sciences, today announced ...
October 12, 2016
Inspyr Therapeutics Appoints Claire Thom, Pharm.D. to Board of Directors
[Nasdaq] – Inspyr Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB:NSPX), a biotech company developing a novel prodrug therapeutic for the treatment of cancer, announced today the appointment of Claire ...
September 22, 2016
TiGenix Appoints Dr. June Almenoff to its Board of Directors
[TiGenix] – TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels: TIG), an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary platforms of allogeneic expanded ...
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August 17, 2016
Diversity Summer Update from LifeSci Advisors
Since announcing our plan to advance gender diversity in the life sciences industry in April, LifeSci Advisors has partnered with influential advocacy organizations and institutions ...
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