Welcome to our new site

The history of our founding

After participating in a networking event in the US for women executives in the pharma and venture capital industries, Rafaele Tordjman, the only woman partner in Sofinnova Partners’ Life Sciences group, is inspired to plan a similar event in Europe.
Embracing the spirit ...

...of collaboration and collegiality, Rafaele recruits 50 like-minded women to attend a dinner event in Paris. Scientists, physicians and charity directors are also included, from around the world, so that the entire healthcare value chain is represented. The name W.I.T.H., for Women Innovating Together in Healthcare, is then proposed for the group, and adopted.

Rafaele and Sofinnova partners ...

host a second successful Paris Signature Event, again uniting a formidable group of women from various roles across the realmof healthcare innovation.

With association ...

...is legally launched in May, during the 3rd annual Paris Signature Event.

Executive committee

Stéphanie Leouzon, Torreya Partners
Catherine Moukheibir, Innate Pharma
Karen Noël, Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Sarah Shackelton, Abingworth LLP
Rafaèle Tordjman, Founder & Chairwoman, WITH
Florence Hendrickx Secretary General, WITH

With ...

...adopted a prestigious Advisory Board a step that will authorize the continuation of its positive development

Advisory board

Annette Clancy, Chairperson - Sobi (SOBI)
Mary Lynne Hedley, Ph.D., President -Tesaro Inc. (TSRO)
Dr. Carol Gallagher, Pharm.D., Venture Partner - Frazier Healthcare's
Dr Melanie Lee, CEO - Nightstar Ltd


This website is published by W.I.T.H Association

Women Innovating Together in Healthcare
17, rue de Surène, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE

The publishing director is  Rafaele Tordjman, WITH’s Chairman.
The website is hosted by OVH, 2 rue Kellermann 59100 Roubaix FRANCE

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