About Us

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Life science women are at the heart of the LSWN.

The LSWN began from a grassroots belief of the Life Science Women’s Conference that all women require a voice in order to preserve a healthy life science industry

Founding Members

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Patti Rossman

Patti is a progressive thinker, leader, and scientist. President of Globiox, Co-founder of the Life Science Women’s Conference and the Life Science Women’s Network, Patti is compelled to challenge gender bias in the Life Science industry through conversation. Patti is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, a graduate of the Software Quality Institute in the Department of Engineering, the University of Texas at Austin, and a Certified Software Quality Engineer (ASQ). She is also a frequent speaker at conferences, and believes that “by every industry statistic and reality, women are woefully under-represented in the Life Sciences.”

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Steve Fiske

Steve is a creative visionary, director, and publisher. He is co-founder of the Life Science Women’s Conference and The Life Science Women’s Network.