There’s no better time for women to advance their career in biotech, recruiter Robin Toft said. But many just aren’t asserting themselves as they could.
Toft, who runs San Diego-based life sciences recruitment agency The Toft Group, said there’s “a universal awareness” that companies with diverse boards perform better, and that mixed management teams are more effective. Companies are actively looking for women to fill top roles. But women just need to step up to the plate, she said. She shared some thoughts with STAT: