Inspiring Women in STEM Committee

The Inspiring Women in STEM committee is comprised of BioNJ Members who are passionate about advancing and supporting women involved in all aspects of science, technology, engineering and math in their careers. Committee members are committed to developing a community of female leaders who can influence STEM industries in New Jersey and worldwide. Committee members participate in planning an annual BioNJ Inspiring Women in STEM Conference.

Faegre Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP – Lynne Anderson, JD, Partner
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation & Technology – Judith Sheft, MSc, MBA, Executive Director

BMS – Liz Chebli, Pharm.D., Executive Director, Head WW Scientific Content and Market Capabilities
Ferring Pharmaceuticals – Casey Triano, Manager, Marketing – Women’s Health
Hart & Chin – Juliet C. Hart, CEO & Founder
Javan Engineering – Natalie Lewis, Senior Recruiter
Johnson & Johnson – Andressa Smith, Ph.D., Director, Scientific Licensing – Oncology Business Development
Marsh, Inc. – Annie Devine, Senior Sales Executive
MedifVU, LLC, Eileen Morrissey, CPA, Co-Founder & CEO
Mercer – Susana Agrusti, Principal
Merck – Anita Manik, MBA, CPA, Business Development Lead
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation & Technology – Judith Sheft, MSc, MBA, Executive Director
Novartis – Kristen Klasey, MS, Director, US Oncology Communications & Patient Advocacy
PTC Therapeutics – Linda Montella-Carter, MBA, Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Sanofi – Carrie Beth Capone, Head of Clinical Assessment
– Pam Algatt-Bergstrom, Head of Global PHV Group Transformation, Global Pharmacovigilance
– Michele Lee, Global Project Head Clinical Development – Rare Blood
Thermo Fisher Scientific
 – Kristin Roosevelt, Industry Director – Biotech
Rita Kelley, In Transition