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WIB-Southern California: The Executive Director’s Panel – Contributions to the LA Ecosystem

November 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Lindsay Bourgeois, Director of BioLabs LA at the Lundquist Institute

Join Women In Bio-Southern California to learn about the growing contributions of LA’s leading incubator, co-working, and lab spaces from female trailblazers. LA is the latest city to foster a supportive and thriving community for biotech and life science professionals, and we are eager to hear about the latest and greatest ventures.

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5:30 p.m. – 5:35 p.m. Check-in
5:35 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Welcome & Intro
5:40 p.m. – 6:10 p.m. Panel
6:10 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Networking, Q&A


Speaker Bios

Lindsay BourgeoisLindsay Bourgeois, Director of BioLabs LA at the Lundquist Institute

Lindsay is currently helping develop the LA bioscience ecosystem, as Director of BioLabs LA at the Lundquist Institute. She has several years of experience developing startups as both Site Manager and Director of Operations for Lake Pharma, and Director of Program Management at BioRasi. She brings knowledge of hands-on lab bench experience in research and development, managing laboratory operations, and supervising project management and lab staff.

Marie RippenMarie Rippen, COO and Co-founder of Lab Launch

Marie Rippen is the COO and Co-founder of Lab Launch, a developer and operator of laboratory space in the Los Angeles area. Marie completed her PhD in developmental and stem cell biology at USC and received her Bachelors of Science from Long Beach State University in molecular and cellular biology. She is originally from San Jose, California.


Pricing Information


  • Members/Guests: Free
  • Non-Members*: Free
  • Optional Donation: $10

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November 11, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


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