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Women In Bio has alliances with many complementary organizations who share the mission of helping women advance their careers in life sciences.

Strategic Partners


BIO is the world's largest trade association representing all sectors of the biotech industry including companies, universities, government and non-profit organizations. Women In Bio has a long-standing alliance with BIO and holds its annual celebration at the BIO International Convention each year. WIB also is an exhibitor and holds Meetups at the BIO convention, which serves as a key venue for people around the country and the world to get together, expand their network and benefit from both organizations. 


SmartBrief has partnered with Women In Bio to produce the weekly free WIB-SmartBrief newsletter which covers women making news in biosciences. For a free subscription, register here.


Springboard Enterprises is a network of expert innovators, investors and influencers dedicated to building high-growth technology-oriented companies led by women.Women In Bio has partnered with Springboard to hold many events about entrepreneurship in life sciences. 


The AUTM Women Inventors Committee (WIC) recognizes that the creation and transfer of research discoveries and knowledge from academic research into the marketplace is recognized globally as paramount to building and sustaining a robust and innovative world economy. 



Local Chapter Partners


WIB Southern California is partnering with Biocom, a member-driven organization providing unmatched opportunities and resources to help life science companies and their employees fulfill their business goals and improve life through advancements in health, energy and agriculture. Biocom partners with WIB Southern California to provide venues and co-promote events.  Biocom employees receive a discounted rate on WIB memberships.  Please email to obtain the discount code.


WIB Capital Region is partnering with BIOBuzz. For over 4 years BioBuzz has been hosting the community at monthly networking events and social gatherings. BioBuzz is working to build a stronger community by bringing the biotech workforce out of the offices and labs to culture relationships, instead of cells. By building a stronger social community we will enhance business and job opportunities for everyone in the region. Women In Bio-Capital Region chapter will partner with BioBuzz to help promote each other's events that will further strengthen the local biotech community.


WIB Capital Region is partnering with BioHealth Innovation. BHI is a regional innovation intermediary that accelerates and facilitates technology transfer and commercialization of market-relevant research in federal labs, universities, and biohealth companies in the Region.  It is a private-public partnership in the form of a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that connects the Region’s innovation assets to provide integrated technical knowledge, financial means and entrepreneurial/managerial expertise to turn promise into prosperity for the region while advancing human health.


WIB Capital Region is partnering with the Virginia Biotechnology Association, the premier statewide non-profit trade association representing the life sciences industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia. More than 200 member organizations have joined forces to make Virginia Bio an effective advocate for the biopharmaceutical and device industries before federal, state and local policy-makers. 


WIB-Chicago is partnering with the American Medical Women’s Association, an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health, to promote events and collaborate on programs that bring together Chicago’s vibrant life sciences community.


WIB-Chicago is partnering with MATTER. MATTER is a community of healthcare innovators, an incubator of ideas, and a catalyst for change. They are boots-on-the-ground entrepreneurs pushing against the status quo and established institutions dedicated to improving patients’ lives. At MATTER they are all hungry for change, and are working together to solve real and complex healthcare problems.  WIB-Chicago has partnered with MATTER to provide venues and co-promote events. 

WIB-Metro New York partners with BioCT. BioCT serves as the bioscience cluster of Connecticut, a diverse community of small and large life and healthcare sciences companies, ranging in scope from therapeutics, to healthcare technology, to medical devices. Universities, government agencies, scientists, educators, mentors, students, entrepreneurs, business experts, service providers and investors join in to form the breadth of the network. As participants in BioCT, we educate, cultivate entrepreneurship, support the build of bioscience companies and collaborate to ensure a sustainable, high-value bioscience and healthcare community that improves our quality of life and keeps the Connecticut community strong. BioCT members receive a discounted rate on WIB membership.  Please email to obtain a discount code.

PMWC 2019 Silicon Valley is just around the corner on Jan. 20-23, -co-hosted by Stanford Health Care, UCSF, Duke Health, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, and University of Michigan - will welcome 2,000+ multidisciplinary attendees from around the world and includes:

  • Four-Day Program
  • Five Simultaneous Tracks
  • 400 Speakers
  • 60 Sessions
  • Award Cocktail Reception
  • Company Showcases
  • Exhibition Floor
  • eChat

Topics include:

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Healthcare
  • Patient Data Collection
  • Next-Generation Sequencing Advancements and Applications
  • Immunotherapy, Genomic Medicine
  • New Models of Precision Medicine

Select speakers include:

  • Seema Verma – Administrator, CMS
  • Feng Zhang – Professor, Broad Institute, led the development of CRISPR
  • Carl June – Professor, University of Pennsylvania, developed CAR-T therapy
  • Francis deSouza – CEO, Illumina
  • George D. Yancopoulos – President & CSO, Regeneron
  • Sharon Terry – Cofounder & CEO, Genetic Alliance
  • Aleksandar Rajkovic – Chief Genomics Officer, UCSF Health
  • Kim Blackwell – VP Early Phase Development and IO, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Amy Compton-Phillips – Executive VP & Chief Clinical Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Varda Shalev – Director, Maccabi Health Services, ISRAEL

See full program:
15% off discount for Women In Bio by 1/10/19



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