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.

BMS, Rita Ribeiro, MBA, Oncology Medical Effectiveness Specialist
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
– Lynne Anderson, JD, Partner
Ferring – Olga Ortiz, MS, Associate Director, HR
Ferring – Casey Triano, Manager, Marketing, Women’s Health
Fisher Scientific – Kristin Roosevelt, Industry Director – Biotechnology
Green Training Associates, LLC – Pam Sammarco, CPTD, MS, President & CEO
Hart & Chin – Juliet C. Hart, CEO & Founder
Innoplexus – Rita Kelley, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Marketing
LEO Pharma – Danielle Idone, MA, Senior Manager, Communications & Engagement
Marsh, Inc. – Annie Devine, Senior Sales Executive
MedifVU, LLC – Eileen Morrissey, CPA, Co-Founder & CEO
Merck & Co., Inc. – Anita Manik, MBA, CPA, Business Development Lead
New Jersey Commission of Science, Innovation & Technology  – Judith Sheft, MSc, MBA, Executive Director
New Jersey Institute of Innovation (NJII) – Takeyah Young, MEng, CSM, Technology Licensing, Office of Business Incubation and Commercialization
Novartis – Kristen Klasey, MS, Director, US Oncology Communications & Patient Advocacy
PTC Therapeutics – Linda Montella-Carter, MBA, Vice President, CIO
PTC Therapeutics – Amal Dakka, MS, Associate Director, Department of External Research & Alliance Management
Sanofi – Cristina Santos, Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Well-Being, and EEO
Sanofi – Maria Wiekowski, PhD, Head of Project Management for Immunology & Inflammation