Executive Women In Bio (EWIB), a Women In Bio (WIB) initiative, celebrates a milestone year in 2021 with the 100th Boardroom Ready Alumnae appointment to a corporate board in the life science industry. This year alone, more than 40 appointments took place, totaling 112 placements since the program’s inception. Boardroom Ready is an award-winning executive development platform designed to fuel women’s participation on corporate boards.
Dr. Jürgen Schumacher is an internationally recognized German entrepreneur with more than 35 years of expertise in the biotech industry. Dr. Schumacher co-founded Qiagen AG, one of Germany’s largest biotechnology companies, NewLab Bioquality AG, which was acquired by Charles River Laboratories International Inc., BiBiTech and Algiax Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Schumacher advises and invests in promising biotech business models.