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september 9, 2021

A career development & empowerment summit for ambitious women in Life Sciences

On 22-23 September 2021, the first TOPX Summit takes place in ECC Leiden, the Netherlands. During these two days you will get to meet and learn from some of the most inspiring and successful female leaders in the Life Sciences Sector. The programme, organised by and for ambitious women in Life Sciences, will cover deep dive workshops, interactive discussions, personal stories and lessons learned, one-on-one speed dates and many networking moments. We specifically also welcome men for the first general day of the summit to join the discussion! Join us for a unique programme that will support and empower you in your efforts to rise to the top.

ECC Leiden
Haagse Schouwweg 10
2332 KG Leiden
The Netherlands

Day 1 | 22 September
General Summit day

Open to all professionals, male and female.

Chair of the day: Rosanne Hertzbeger

Day 2 | 23 September
Workshops and Deep Dives

Especially aimed at female professionals in Life Sciences.]

Chair of the day: Tineke Van hooland

OPX summit will cover the following topics (and many more):

  • Inclusion policies
  • Obstacles and gender expectations
  • Female leadership
  • Imposter syndrome
  • Power of talk
  • Building & leveraging your network
  • Public speaking
  • Value of mentoring
  • Becoming boardroom ready
  • Entrepreneurship & Funding

Covid-19 measurements 

TOPX Summit is held in person in ECC Leiden. 

To maintain the safety and health of everyone, all attendees need to have a digital Corona certificate; a vaccination certificate, a recovery certificate of up to 6 months old, or a negative test result no older than 24 hours. 

Before entering the conference, we will check your QR code.

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