NewYorkBIO's Virtual Breakfast Series
Tuesday, September 22nd, 9:00am
Candace Nortey
Slone Partners

We have a great episode of our #VirtualBreakfast Series coming up on Tuesday. We will be joined by Candace Nortey, the Executive Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Slone Partners.
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Candace Nortey is an esteemed educator, cultural curator, and innovator who serves as Slone Partners’ inaugural Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In her role, Nortey helps guide and expand the company’s programming designed to enhance opportunities for minority candidates, both internally and for the company’s client partners.

A firm believer that diverse teams make organizations stronger, Nortey is a creative thinker who ascribes to the theory that organizations that strive to develop and elevate women and people of color into leadership positions are those that will achieve the greatest success.

Nortey has more than 15 years of experience in both teaching and administrative positions in the Metropolitan School District (MSD) of Lawrence Township in Indianapolis, Indiana, most recently as Director of Elementary Education. She was named the 2019 National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Breakout Woman of the Year in Education; the 2019 Lawrence Township Administrator of the Year; the 2019 Indiana Black Expo Excellence in Education Award winner; and the 2012 Milken Award winner for the state of Indiana.

Nortey earned a B.S. in Elementary Education and an M.S. in Educational Leadership at Indiana University, Bloomington, and an Educational Specialist Certificate (Ed.S.) at Indiana State University.
Virtual | The NYSCF Conference
October 20 & 21, 2020
The NYSCF Conference is the leading scientific meeting on translational stem cell research. It annually convenes over 500 participants from academia, industry government, non-profits, and patient groups. This year’s keynote will be given by Carl H. June, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania. Additional speakers will include world-renowned, multi-disciplinary scientists, who will present their latest findings about the transformative impact of stem cell research on numerous diseases with a high unmet need.

This year’s NYSCF conference will be held virtually — featuring live video poster presentations, numerous opportunities for video and chat interactions with the stem cell community, and breakout rooms to interact with our speakers.
Accelerate Discovery. Amplify Returns.

As one of the only independent partnering events dedicated to showcasing drug development programs that are ready for partnering or venture funding, the BIO Investor Forum is focused on accelerating the progress of new therapeutic technologies into commercialization and treating patients.

Join BIO October 13 - 15 virtually by registering for this great event today!
Digital Health Strategy: Leveraging Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

September 25 - October 14

NewYorkBIO Members receive 25% off the registration fee

We are delighted to announce NewYorkBio will be partnering with the Executive Education in the Digital Health Strategy program at Columbia Business School. The Executive Education program will be every Friday from September 25th through October 14th in a virtual, distance learning format.

Together, we can build a more effective healthcare system together.
NewYorkBIO ha will receive 25% off the cost of enrollment. When registering, simply enter “NY Bio” as your middle name.

Click below for more information or schedule an appointment with Program Director Dr. Stan Kachnowski at

Shipping: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage

October 8

UPS’s Philippe Gilbert and special guests are hosting the fifth "Be Unstoppable" webinar, another inside view of supply chain challenges and show ways to pull your business forward with a stronger chain, end-to-end. Learn:

  • How changing your supply chain in this time of disruption prepares you to emerge as a newly competitive enterprise.
  • How smart rethinking of end-to-end supply chains – sourcing, logistics, transportation, distribution, visibility, and sustainability – brings a competitive advantage.
  • How transforming your global supply chain with end-to-end visibility and optimized efficiency improves compliance, cash management, and customer loyalty.

Join Philippe Gilbert, President UPS Supply Chain Solutions; Steve Gundlach, President UPS Global Logistics & Distribution; and Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder & President of Logistics Trends & Insights LLC. They’ll share insights on transformative end-to-end optimization by business owners and leaders with a stake in the global supply chain.

Get Out The Vote 2020
Partnering with BIO to engage biotech in the election
As you know, the election is fast approaching and so is the deadline to register to vote. In New York, voters must register by October 9th to vote in the November 3rd election. We've partnered with BIO to give you all the information you need to engage. It's important to confirm that you are registered to vote! Use the link below to visit our website with BIO and to learn about your candidates and biotech's policy priorities.