Media Advisory - Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology Event in Toronto

TORONTO, November 3, 2015 – BioTalent Canada will be hosting the networking event
Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology in Toronto.

WHAT: Event – Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology

WHEN: Thursday, November 5

TIME: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Metro Hall, 200 Wellington St W #130, Toronto, rooms 308 and 309

COST: Free

SOURCE: BioTalent Canada

RELATED LINKS: Online registration page

The event will consist of a networking session and cocktail, a discussion on research findings and speech by one of Canada’s leading business law experts in the life sciences industry.

Keynote Speaker:
Vanessa Grant, Partner at Gowlings. Vanessa has 18 years’ experience in capital raising (public and private), mergers and acquisitions and licensing and commercial agreements for the life sciences industry. She has also been recognized by The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2015.

Event sponsors: The City of Toronto, Porter Airlines, Goodlife Fitness, and Natasha Kovar with Arbonne International.

About Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology
Partially funded by the federal government’s Status of Women Canada, this event is to broadcast the findings of the labour market report, Moving Beyond the Boundaries: Connecting and Advancing Women in Biotechnology.

About BioTalent Canada
BioTalent Canada is a national non-profit organization that connects employers with job seekers, delivers human resource information, and skills development tools so the industry can focus on strengthening Canada’s biotech business. For more information, please visit

For further information:

Media inquiries:
Fiorella Jansen-Nicorescu
Marketing & Communications Manager
BioTalent Canada
613-235-1402 ext. 229