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How to promote diversity among trialists leadership

November 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am EST

How to promote diversity among trialists leadership

Join us for this session during CVCT 2023 and hear from two of our past Escalator Award winners, Drs. Khadijah Breathett and Jennifer Rymer about their experience through the awards. And hear from our co-founder Dr. Roxana Mehran, explaining what we at Women as One are doing to increase diversity in clinical trials.

Date and time: Thursday November 30, 8:30am – 10:30am

Location: Global Cardiovascular Clinical Trialists Forum, The National Press Club 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045

Room: Fourth Estate


Chairpersons: Roxana Mehran (New York, NY, USA), Guiomar Mendieta-Badimon (Barcelona, ESP)

Why is trial leadership still lacking diversity and what changes need to be made? Escalator Award experience and perspective Khadijah Breathett (Indianapolis, IN, USA)
Jennifer Anne Rymer (Durham, NC, USA)

Pro-active solutions for diversifying clinical trialists leadership

🔹 ACC Upping Your Game
🔹 ESC initiative
🔹 Women as One solutions
🔹 How industry sponsors may promote diversity among trialists leadership
🔹 CVCT Future trialists fellowship
🔹 Geographical diversity. CVCT Asia and CVCT Africa Middle East
🔹 Geographical diversity. LATAM countries


🔹 Mary N. Walsh (St Vincent, IN, USA)
🔹 Piotr Szymanski (EU, POL)
🔹 Roxana Mehran (New York, NY, USA)
🔹 Jyothis George (Amgen, USA)
🔹 Guiomar Mendieta-Badimon (Barcelona, ESP)
🔹 Habib Gamra (Monastir, TUN)
🔹 Felipe Martinez (Corduba, ARG)



November 30
8:30 am - 10:30 am
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