About WiT Life Sciences
The WiT|Life Sciences Committee of Women in Technology was formed in June 2005 with the support of approximately 20 women. The inaugural launch event attracted over 300 attendees from the science and biotech community in Brisbane.
"WiT|Life Sciences supports its members' advancement by providing access to relevant and valuable activities, networks and information."
Life Sciences's stakeholders include:
- Individuals or companies working or studying in the life sciences industries - whether 'wet' or 'dry'
- Service providers to these industries
- Government, industry, research and teaching institutions, secondary and tertiary students, parents and educators
The Life Science Committee seeks to be known as:
- providing relevant and valuable events, workshops and networking opportunities for members
- an industry leader by advocating for the best in biotech through communicating independent and balanced views, promoting the industry and the interests of the women working in it
- an organisation for women and men
- being in an alliance of equals with AusBiotech
- embodying the values of Professionalism; Empowerment; Innovation; Inspiration and Leadership