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Women In Medtech

Jasmine Balloch: Inspiring And Achieving Success

Jasmine Balloch, chief of staff at generative AI medtech startup Tortus, reflects on opportunities for women to succeed and repackage success, providing advice on how to succeed as a woman in medtech.

Europe EU

Daniela Delledonne: ‘Persistence Pays Off’

“We have the power to drive innovation, improve patient outcomes, and shape the future of healthcare, as women in medtech,” Daniela Delledonne, vice-president and general manager at BD Biosciences, told Medtech Insight. We spoke to Delledonne about her experiences of the medtech industry in honor of International Woman’s Day and Women’s History Month.

EU Europe

BD’s CTO Beth McCombs Discusses Key Initiatives – AI/Gen AI; DE&I Strategy; Succession Planning

BD CTO Beth McCombs discusses her role in driving innovation, including the integration of AI and generative AI to create efficiencies, and passion for creating a culture of inclusion, diversity and equity.

Women's Health Artificial Intelligence

Sophie Dutilloy: ‘Lean On People Who Believe In You’

It is too easy to dismiss the barriers that women face. It is important to identify and solve these issues proactively, Sophie Dutilloy, president for international vision care at Alcon, told Medtech Insight. We spoke to Dutilloy about her experiences of the medtech industry in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. 

Europe Medical Device

‘Why Am I Not Seeing More Women In The Hiring Mix?’ MedExec Women Founder Says It’s Time For Change

Maria Shepherd, co-founder of MedExec Women, a nonprofit that seeks to empower executive leaders in medtech, is preparing to host the group’s fifth annual conference in Boston, which is expected to draw 200 attendees. Shepherd spent more than two decades in the medical device industry before starting consulting firm Medi-Vantage. She talks to Medtech Insight about her own career path, how the industry is changing, and the importance of “grooming” the next generation of young medtech leaders.

Women's Health Commercial Strategies

Leading The Way From A Singular Position - An IWD Perspective

Anne Osdoit has learned how to transform what would be challenges in her career into sources of inspiration. With this vital skill, she has not only led her company, Moon Surgical, to success, but also aided Sofinnova, where she serves as partner, in its investment strategy.

Medical Device Commercial

As A Young Woman Marissa Fayer ‘Fell’ Into Medtech. Now, As An Industry Leader, She’s Focused On Leveling The Field

Marissa Fayer is dedicated to advancing women’s health. The founder and CEO of HERhealthEQ, a global nonprofit focused on women’s health equity in emerging and developing countries, Fayer is also the CEO of DeepLook Medical. As part of our focus on women’s health in honor of Women’s History Month, Fayer spoke to Medtech Insight about the importance of having more women in all sectors of medtech, both for the benefit of industry as well as women patients.

Women's Health Policy

Sex-Based Diversity In Clinical Trials Can And Will Improve – An IWD Perspective

As a three-time cancer survivor and someone who has participated in a device trial, Alicia Staley, Medidata’s VP of patient engagement, is no stranger to innovative treatments. She spoke to Medtech Insight about how both the gender and socioeconomic diversity of trial participants could be improved.

Medical Device Commercial

Ghada Farah: ‘Accelerate The Pace Of Change’

We don’t have parity between men and women yet, but it is everyone’s responsibility to accelerate the pace of change, Ghada Farah, senior vice president for Terumo Interventional Systems, EMEA, told Medtech Insight.  We spoke to Farah about her experiences of the medtech industry as part of our series in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.

Europe EU

'Who Cares?' Ablatus’ CEO On Why Improvements To Women’s Health Will Benefit Everyone

Fibroids are an issue that can be debilitating for women, however funding of new treatments for them is abysmal. Medtech Insight spoke to Chung Looi, CEO of Ablatus, about this valuable market, and why women’s health is so often overlooked, and how its solution could have an impact. 

Medical Device Commercial

Want to Have It All? Work In Government, Attorney Says

Anne Walsh speaks to Medtech Insight about her practical advice for women in the legal field and why she volunteers to provide networking opportunities for female lawyers.

Legal Issues Regulation

‘Borrowing Confidence’ And Other Mentorship Lessons From FDA DHCOE Deputy Director

Sonja Fulmer tells Medtech Insight about her unconventional career path and how she uses her senior role to inspire younger women in regulatory roles, just like her mentors did for her. 

Regulation Leadership