Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: "Don’t Be Diffident or Feel Daunted or Inferior. You Can Rise Above"

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Executive Chairperson of Biocon, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Euro India Research Centre (EIRC) in India. Mazumdar Shaw is the Executive Chairperson of Biocon, India’s largest biopharmaceutical company. She is a first-generation entrepreneur and global business leader with over four decades of experience ... Read more

Patricia Ellen: "Girls Can Be Leaders in Anything They Want to Be"

Patricia Ellen, Secretary for Economic Development, Science and Technology for the State of São Paulo, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Patricia Ellen was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Universidade de São Paulo in Brazil. She is the Secretary of Economic Development, Science and Technology for the State of São Paulo. Ellen was president of Optum in Brazil, a health technology company of United ... Read more

Neeloffer Mookherjee: "As a Leader, Promote the Voices of Women Who Feel They Don’t Belong"

Neeloffer Mookherjee, a professor at the University of Manitoba, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Neeloffer Mookherjee was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Gender and Health. She is a Professor at the University of Manitoba in Canada. Mookherjee leads an internationally recognized research program on chronic inflammatory diseases, with focus ... Read more

Judy van Biljon: "The Quest for Women’s Equality Is a Marathon, and Each One of Us Have a Lap to Run"

Judy van Biljon, the SARChI Chair in Information and Communication for Development (ICT4D), is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Judy van Biljon was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa. She is a Professor of Information Systems and holds the National Research Foundation’s Chair in Information and Communication for Development hosted by the School of ... Read more

María Fernanda Cabrera: "Women Shouldn't Conform or Pretend to Be Somebody They're Not"

María Fernanda Cabrera, Innovation Director at the LifeSTech Research Group, is one of GenderSTI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

María Fernanda Cabrera was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the LifeSTech Research Group in Spain. She is the Innovation Director of the LifeSTech research group and an Associate Professor at the Telecommunications School at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Cabrera has been involved in ... Read more

Stefanie Lindstaedt: "As a Female Leader, You Have the Power to Make the Difference"

Stefanie Lindstaedt, CEO of Know-Center Graz, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Stefanie Lindstaedt was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by TU Graz in Austria. She is the CEO of Know-Center Graz, a leading European research center for Data-driven Business and Artificial Intelligence, and Director of the Institute for Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS) at the ... Read more

Hee-Young Paik: "We Need to Encourage Women to Go Into Leadership Positions"

Hee-Young Paik, board member of GISTeR in South Korea, is a nominee for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership campaign.

Hee-Young Paik was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by Hallym University in South Korea. She is a board member of the Center for Gendered Innovations in Science and Technology Research (GISTeR) and a Professor Emeritus at Seoul National University in South Korea. Paik served as ... Read more

Jutta Treviranus: "Demand That the Rules Be Changed"

Jutta Treviranus, director and founder of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC), is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Jutta Treviranus was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by Inmark Europa in Spain. She is the director and founder of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) and professor at OCAD University in Toronto. Since 1980, she has been proactively intervening in emerging technical practices to ... Read more

Cristiani Vieira Machado: "Women Need to Believe in Their Potential"

Cristiani Vieira Machado, Vice-president of Education, Information and Communication at Fiocruz, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Cristiani Vieira Machado was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação in Portugal. She is the Vice-president of Education, Information and Communication at Fiocruz, the most important institution of science and technology in health in Latin America. At Fiocruz, Machado is ... Read more

Vikki Ho: "We All Have Something Worthy to Contribute"

Vikki Ho, Assistant Professor and Researcher at the University of Montreal and the Hospital Research Centre, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Vikki Ho was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Gender and Health. She is an Assistant Professor and Researcher at the University of Montreal and the Hospital Research Centre. In addition, Ho holds the CIHR Chair ... Read more