"Own It" Senior Panel Discussion 

Join us for this flagship event to learn from seasoned senior leaders as they tell us about their inspiring journeys to success in the fast-paced world of science and technology. The topic will be our annual theme, "Own It! Empowering Your Career & Your Life." Hear advice they have for owning your career and taking charge of your future by exploiting your strengths with confidence and fine-tuning your skills to ask for what you want and need.  

Network with movers and shakers in the science and technology community and support career advancement of the next generation of women leaders in STEM!

 - Nicole Barna, Head of HR, Codiak
 - Michelle Luo, Senior Director, TA Head of Global Outcomes Research, Takeda
 - Amber Salzman, President and CEO, Ohana Bioscience
 - Jackie Schumacher, VP, Regulatory and Quality, Lyndra Therapeutics 
 - Marianne Slight, Google Cloud Health Product Manager


Bios below

Date and Time:  
April 3, 2019
6:00 - 8:30 PM


6:00-6:20pm: Registration, mingling, and light dinner
6:20-6:40pm: Facilitated networking
8:00pm: Panel Discussion
8:00-8:30pm: Optional networking

LifeHub Boston, 610 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Entrance at 1 Portland Street) 

$15 members, $40 non-members

Thank You to Bayer LifeHub Boston for providing the venue and catering!




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Dr. Amber Salzman is currently the President & CEO of Ohana Biosciences. Previously she served as the President & CEO at Adverum Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:ADVM). She was a Co-Founder of Annapurna Therapeutics SAS and served as its President & CEO prior to its merger with Avalanche Biosciences to create Adverum Biotechnologies. Prior to her role at Adverum Biotechnologies, Dr. Salzman served as President and CEO of Cardiokine, Inc. until it was acquired by Cornerstone Therapeutics. Prior to that, she was a member of GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK)'s research and development executive team. In addition to her roles in industry, Dr. Salzman is the President of the Stop ALD Foundation, a Medical Research Foundation dedicated to finding better therapies for people with adrenoleukodystrophy, and serves on the Boards of Lankenau Institute of Medical Research and Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health.

Marianne Slight leads Cloud Healthcare Analytics at Google. Her focus is applying scalable analytical technologies to healthcare problems, creating healthcare products with artificial intelligence. Prior to Google, she led healthcare NLP products at Nuance, perioperative and critical care products at Picis and then Optum, and analytic solutions at Oracle. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Physics from the University of Glasgow, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.