We are open and honest with one another, with trust and discretion
WITH members are team players who value and enjoy intellectual collaboration.
We are goal-oriented women who understand creativity and risk-taking to be essential to the achievement of new endeavors.
Each member is committed to the success of the organization, and is an engaged, active participant.
WITH is patiently and selectively creating a sustainable global network. Founded in Europe, our organization is pleased to now include members from North America and South America as well.
We provide a relaxed and productive environment where women can inspire and encourage each other to strive for excellence. Whether brainstorming in a conference room, telling stories over cocktails or sharing best practices by telephone, we embrace camaraderie.
We nurture a culture of creativity and risk-taking in order to effectively foster novel initiatives in all areas of healthcare.
Dr Rafaèle Tordjman,
Founder & CEO, Jeito
Chairman of W.I.T.H
Mary Lynne Hedley,
Former co-founder / Director, President & COO TESARO
Legal & Operations, Partech
Venture Partner, NEA
Sarah Shackelton, Partner,
Marketing & Talent, Abingworth
Operational Investor, Jeito
2018 : Fiona Marshall, VP Head of Discovery Research – MSD
2017 : Mary Lynne Hedley, President, COO, cofounder – TESARO
2016 : Bahija Jallal, Executive VP – AstraZeneca / Head – MedImmune
2015 : Karen Aiach, Founder & CEO – Lysogene
2014 : Maria-Gabriella Camboni, Founder & COO – EOS
2013 : Alice Dautry, President – Pasteur Institute
…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.
host a second successful Paris Signature Event, again uniting a formidable group of women from various roles across the realm of healthcare innovation.
…is legally launched in May, during the 3rd annual Paris Signature Event.
ADVISORY BOARD Rafaèle Tordjman, Founder and Chairwoman WITH
Florence Hendrickx, General Secretary WITH
Annette Clancy, Chairperson, Enyo, Lysogene
Carol Gallagher, Partner, NEA
Karen Noël, Partner, Partech Ventures
Mary Lynne Hedley, President, TESARO Inc.
Sarah Shackelton, Partner, Abingworth LLP
…adopted a prestigious Advisory Board a step that will authorize the continuation of its positive development