Press Release July 24, 2017

Goodwin Hosts WEST Awards, STEM Panel Discussion

On June 28, Goodwin hosted Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology for their annual Women of the Future awards and panel discussion. The event provided an active dialogue among the panelists and the audience on gender diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). 

Goodwin life sciences partner and WEST board member Danielle Lauzon handed out awards and moderated a panel where award winners described the secrets to their own success, and shared more about the attributes that they see exemplified by women from the next generation.

Goodwin congratulates the following life sciences clients who were honored at the recent WEST awards. We are privileged to partner with such a talented and innovative group of companies:

Recognized for Exemplary Leadership:

  • Karen Anderson, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on therapeutics for genetic diseases.
  • Rosana Kapeller, CSO at Nimbus Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on harnessing the power of computational chemistry to design breakthrough drugs for serious, underserved human diseases.

Recognized as an Up and Coming Woman of the Future:

Also recognized were Sabine Schilg, VP Customer Success & Renewals at Carbonite; and Kazumi Shiosaki, Managing Director at MPM Capital (leadership); as well as Biju Muduli, Director, Lifecycle Marketing at Carbonite; and Vicky Richon, President and CSO of Ribon Therapeutics (up and coming).

Boston-based WEST helps women in science, technology, and engineering advance their careers. WEST members are committed to developing themselves as leaders through learning, networking and sharing.