Fireside Chat: Harriet Fear MBE & Dr Susan Windham-Bannister

Monday, 08 March 2021
19:30 - 20:30
Included in the Rising Festival Ticket

Musings on legitimacy, power, courage and beyond

A warm and personal chat between two innovation leaders on women in positions of power

Ever wondered what traits do the most powerful women have in common?

In this warm and personal fireside chat, Rising Festival Committee Member, Harriet Fear MBE, talks on everything from life lessons, walking your own path, the right to be there – in a position of power, the power of no, bravery and beyond, with Dr Susan Windham-Bannister.

Dr Susan is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in innovation, market access and market optimization strategies. She has been recognized by Biosphere as one of the “10 Most Prominent African American Science Leaders,” the Boston Globe as one of the “10 Most Influential Women in Biotech,” by Boston Magazine as one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Boston” and is the President of the National Board of Directors of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Dr. Windham-Bannister currently serves as Managing Partner of Biomedical Innovation Advisors LLC, which she founded with Dr. Harvey Lodish, co-founder of Genzyme and she also serves as the President and CEO of Biomedical Growth Strategies, LLC.

Rising Festival 2021 ticket holders have full access to our 5 day programme including this session