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Women and Patients- Increasing Diversity in the Innovation Ecosystem
July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Invent Together and the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute, in cooperation with Congresswomen Madeleine Dean, Jenniffer González-Colón, Lucy McBath, and Kat Cammack, invite you to a virtual briefing on increasing diversity in the innovation ecosystem.
Elyse Shaw, Study Director, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), will speak on research documenting the experiences of women and women of color in the innovation ecosystem.
Valencia Martin-Wallace, Deputy Commissioner for Patents, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), will discuss USPTO’s work to increase diversity in the innovation ecosystem.
Dr. Lola Awoniyi-Oteri, Principal Engineer, Qualcomm, will speak on her first-hand experience navigating the invention space as an inventor and patent holder herself.
Holly Fechner, Executive Director, Invent Together; Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, will moderate the discussion.