Topic: diversity

2018's Fiercest Women in Life Sciences

Things are looking up—or so they seem. In the era of #MeToo, more women are speaking up about workplace harassment and discrimination. Industry groups and states are pushing for more women to be included on corporate boards. But in a way, these advances only highlight the hurdles women still face, even women at the top of their fields.

Sarah Boyce—Ionis

All of Boyce’s commercial experience—and Big Phama experience, too—was set aside at Ionis, a small biotech company where she currently serves as chief business officer. Boyce dove head first into tasks she’d never done, such as handling corporate communications and managing the biotech’s alliances.