keynote address | 10:15am - 11:15am
Entrepreneur's Panel
Lean forward and let others be the catalyst for your success
This moderated panel seeks to educate aspiring and current entrepreneurs on the nuances of navigating and leveraging growth resources. Learn where to start and how to catalyze your startup.
Vicki A Barbur, Ph.D
Technology Transfer Officer, MITRE
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AM breakout session | 11:30am - 12:00pm
Entrepreneur’s Panel
How HealthTech Founders Can Leverage Growth Resources
This moderated panel seeks to educate aspiring and current entrepreneurs on the nuances of navigating and leveraging growth resources. Learn where to start and how to catalyze your startup.
Samantha Simmons, MBA
Founder & CEO, Curative
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ashley lucas
Director, WIN Lab Boston, Babson College
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Vicki A Barbur, Ph.D
Technology Transfer Officer, MITRE
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Kara O'Connor Miller
Women Entrepreneurs Boston & Neighborhood Business Manager, City of Boston
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kalyan kalwa, md
Founder & CEO, Health Innovators
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Innovator’s Panel
Implementing Technology Solutions in Women’s Health
This moderated panel will illuminate the audience on the innovations in women's health, from software solutions to biotech to medical devices, we'll explore the current state and future of healthcare technology specifically designed for women.
Rachel DiBella, MSW, LCSW
Assistant Director,
Boston College Women's Center
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Gina Nebesar
Co-founder &Chief Product Officer, Ovia Health
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jerrold m. shapiro, bsee, msee, msbe, phd/bioengineering
Co-Founder & President, Floelle
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Katia powell
CEO & Founder, Black Girls Nutrition
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Holly Rockweiler, MS
CEO & Co-Founder, Madorra
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executive round-table
Female Leadership Benefiting Tech Innovation
This moderated round-table discussion seeks to dive into why technology innovation benefits from female leadership.
KIRTI PATEL
Physician, Healthcare Startup
Advisor, Angel Investor
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Vera Tice
Senior Executive, Global Advisor, Board Member
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Daryl Drabinsky
Director of Digital Innovation & Strategy, Aetna
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Astrid chow
Product Design Lead, Watson Health at IBM
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candice m. hughes, ph.d, mba
CEO & Founder, Hughes BioPharma Advisers LLC
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PM breakout session | 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Entrepreneur’s Panel
Behind-the-Grind with Successful Female Health-Tech Entrepreneurs
This moderated panel will inspire new & seasoned entrepreneurs, share stories from the front lines and tap into the wisdom the speakers have acquired on their journies thus far.
linda stacy
CEO & Founder, LivingBluPrints
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Dr. Alisa Niksch
Chief Medical Officer, Genetesis
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tiffany kelley, ph.d, mba, rn
Founder & CEO, Nightingale Apps
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kezia fitzgerald
Founder, CareAline
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dr. yiding yu
Founder & CEO, Twiage Physician in Internal Medicine, Atrius Health
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Innovator’s Panel
How Innovating Tech with Patient Advocates Can Benefit Business
This moderated panel seeks to illustrate why patient advocacy should be a business priority for all healthcare technology companies. This vision is shared through the stories and perspectives of those who practice it every day.
nikita virani
Founder & CEO, Wizdy
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lilly stairs
Head of Patient Advocacy, Clara Health
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Amy chenault
Design Lead, Watson Health at IBM
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Jayanthi Narasimhan
Founder & CEO, WatchRx, Inc
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karolina starczak rd, ldn
Co-Founder & Chief Nutrition Offier, Nutrimedy
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executive round-table
The Greater Value of Investing in Female Tech Founders
This moderated round-table discussion explores the greater value of investing in female health-tech founders from a variety of perspectives. The one hour session will be structured as a moderated 40 minute conversation with the panelists followed by 20 minutes of networking.
Laura I. Davis, Ph.D
Managing Director, Golden Seeds
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nancy g. brown
Venture Partner, Oak HC/FT
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elizabeth galbut
Managing Partner, SoGal Ventures
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Rachel Braun scherl
Strategist, Business-builder, Entrepreneur, Vagipreneur™, SPARK Solutions for Growth
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Chip hazard
General Partner, Flybridge Investment Partner, XFactor Ventures
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