The Roundup – March 16, 2023

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March 16, 2023
Innovators Ignite event celebrates diversity in STEM showcasing 10 women scientists and a keynote by Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna

On March 7th during International Women’s Week, Yale Ventures’ amplifyHERscience hosted Innovators Ignite to celebrate and promote diversity in STEM innovation at Yale and in Connecticut.
“Underrepresented groups—including women—can be and are innovators. We secure patents, start companies, and sit in the C-suite.” said Dr. Morag Grassie, a co-founder of amplifyHERscience, kicking-off the event on March 7, 2023.

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BioCT welcomes new member Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational university where students engage in an educational experience that’s both personal and challenging from faculty who care deeply about student outcomes. Learn more.

2023 Women of Innovation® Nomination
Nominate an outstanding woman or girl in STEM HERE! (Deadline 4/30/23)Women of Innovation is a CT Tech Council program and one of the largest networks of women in tech in the state of Connecticut. For nearly 20 years, CTC has awarded women in various fields in technology for excellence in leadership and innovation.

Merrill Lynch Biotech Sector Outlook and Making Your Capital Work for You – Hosted by EWIB CT 

Friday, March 17, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Join Executive Women In Bio-Connecticut, Merrill Lynch’s Amanda Castellano, and analyst Geoff Meacham for a Fireside chat. They will be discussing the 2023 biotech sector outlook and strategies for generating yields to get the most out of your capital.

Can Your Business Run Without You? – Hosted by CLA 

Tuesday, March 21, 1:00 – 5:00pm

Businesses that are highly dependent on the owner can significantly reduce their attractiveness and value from a sale. This informative session can help identify where your company is too dependent on you or other key individuals. Join our owner transition…

Connecting Students and Professionals of Color – Hosted by BioPath 

Thursday, March 23, 12:30 – 3:00pm

Foster a network of students and professionals from underrepresented backgrounds, especially those who identify as Black or African-American and LatinX.

Collaborative Connecticut 

Thursday, March 23, 4:30 – 6:30pm

All members of the innovation & entrepreneurship ecosystem are welcome. Inclusion is key. Please join us!