Engage with some of the best and brightest women in the life sciences.

Get the update on hot topics from other experts in their respective fields, like pharmaceuticals, bio-pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, vaccines, cell therapy, gene therapy, contact manufacturing, research, and industries that support them. Network, connect, and build pathways to your professional goals.

Pave the way with us at this year's 3rd Annual Life Science Women's Conference.

Join round-table discussions, career development panels, and innovative talks with industry leaders

Connect with executives, post-docs, and students alike in two-days of revitalizing networking

Learn from personal and professional stories of women in the life sciences

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Career Conversations Forum

Your professional development matters. Find the opportunity to move forward by engaging in conversations with other industry leaders. Explore topics like:

  • Stepping Out of Academia
  • Certifications for Career Growth
  • Finding & Landing your Dream Job
  • STEM Student Intro to Careers and Q&A with Lori Harvey of Hitachi, USA

Funding & Investment Forum

Get the gears turning for your business. Meet venture capitalists, angel investors, family offices and sources of funding in government on hand to listen to your startup needs. Connect with potential business partners and companies in this supportive, exciting forum. Explore topics like:

  • Best Practices Pitching to Angels, Private Equity BCS, and Consortia
  • Applying for Government SBIR and Other Grants
  • Women’s Experiences in Funding Their Companies
  • Women’s Experiences in Becoming Investors
  • Understanding Options for Funding Your Company

Impactful Women & Their Work:
Courage, Leadership & Wisdom

Join the conversation and learn how to lead without limits, paving the way to success. Explore the value of wisdom, harness your leadership qualities, and be courageous. Lead by Chief Quality Officer Melissa Seymour of Biogen and J.J Snow, departing CTO for the United States Air Force and current CTO for the Mentor Project.

Inspiring Women in STEM
(Featuring Women of J&J)

Dive into the life-changing stories of exemplary industry leaders. Engage with the personal and professional stories of industry leaders within the Life Sciences, featuring women from Johnson & Johnson. Find your next step through their stories and build relationships that will pave your future path.

Time-to-Talks & Workshops

Explore career strategies, career paths, successes and failures. Work together to overcome the specific challenges women in the Life Sciences face, and engage in workshops designed just for you. Explore topics like

  • STEM Student Introduction to Careers
  • Career Challenges and Changes
  • Climbing the Ladder Without a PhD
  • Certifications for Career Growth
  • Unleashing Your Own Unique Leadership Strengths
  • Holistic Approaches to Well-Being


2022 Pitch Competition

Be one of ten to present your pitch and pave the future for your idea or company. Apply to participate in the 2022 Pitch Competition, feedback provided by experienced funders across all facets of the life sciences.


Be a part of the change.

The Life Science Women’s Conference (LSWC) creates an environment where women, working or desiring to work in all areas of life science, can network and collaborate with regard to entrepreneurship, professional development, inspiration, funding, career enhancement, scientific and technical updates.

Identify the obstacles women working in the life sciences face and work to remove them alongside us. We help alleviate the human resource and talent shortage that the life sciences face, while helping to ensure women reach their full potential. All are welcome.

Become a sponsor and stand alongside industry leaders.

Become an exhibitor and showcase your company to the decision makers.

50+ Speakers

25+ Sessions

2 Days

50% C-Suite

Become a volunteer and utilize your skills to make a difference.

From our community

"I really loved my experience meeting so many other women in science and enjoyed participating in some great discussions. It was a wonderful success, and everyone I spoke to agreed and are looking forward to next year!"


Margo Lee, PhD
President, Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

"Thank you so much for bringing so many inspiring women together at the LSWC. As an early career scientist, it was such a motivational and validating experience to learn from role models I could truly relate to. I look forward to the next one!"

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Catherine Cheng, PhD Candidate
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio