Fairfax, Va. – Sept.29, 2016 – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is sponsoring the first Women Building Bio: XX Factor conference, presented by Virginia Bio September 29 at the INOVA Center for Personalized health in Fairfax. A panel of women from the bioscience community will share their strategies for successful collaborations in research and commercialization, leadership development, building effective professional networks and identifying sources of funding and capital.
Scott Meza, Corporate & Securities Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Northern Virginia office, is part of the conference steering committee. Nancy E. Taylor, Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Health & FDA Business Practice in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, is an honorary committee member of the conference.
“We are proud to support this inaugural event celebrating women who are building the state’s bioscience industry. We honor their achievements while continuing to look for ways to promote their successes,” Meza said.
Virginia Bio is a statewide nonprofit association representing the life science industry in Virginia. Virginia Bio is the official state affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), in Washington, D.C.
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