Diversity in the workplace leads to an improvement in corporate culture, employee morale, staff retention, and an increase in creativity. By showing a commitment to identifying, attracting, and retaining individuals regardless of gender, ethnic background, education, or religion, companies can tackle issues from a multitude of angles and focus on their long-term strategy.
Women hold 12.7% of CFO roles globally - nearly 3 times that of CEO positions.
As a long-time advocate for women in leadership, particularly in the life sciences industry, I have compiled a list of programs geared toward advancing women in their careers.
Women in Leadership Programs
- California Life Sciences Institute
- Christy Consler
- Healthcare Business Women’s Association
- The Leadership Edge (Leadership EDGE for Women)
- Women in Bio
- Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP)
Linda Sierra serves as Managing Director within the Life Sciences practice, with a strong focus on the San Francisco and San Diego markets. In her role, she attracts and secures game-changing leadership talent for her clients’ executive teams in the Biotech, Diagnostics, Medical Device, and Digital Health industries.