The Third Annual Women Building Bio conference, organized by long-term Foundation partner the Virginia Biotechnology Association (Virginia Bio), was held on October 17 at the Inova Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax, VA. Foundation Chief Scientific Officer Jessica Foley, PhD, was an invited speaker at the meeting and shared with the group the extraordinary potential of focused ultrasound and the work of the Foundation to advance the field. In attendance was a diverse group of stakeholders within the life science ecosystem, including those from academia, industry, government, and the non-profit community.
Women Building Bio is a one-day regional conference converging extraordinary men and women, industry and academia, researchers and innovators, professionals and decision-makers to cultivate relationships and make an impact. The description from Virginia Bio as to the goal of the meeting is to “Challenge new ideas. Discover cutting-edge innovations. Revolutionize best practices. Build a powerful community of collaboration. Women Building Bio is where the vision is transformed into reality.”