GS9 Speakers

Dr Imogen R. Coe

Dr imogen Coe, Gender Summit 9 Eu speaker

Dean of the Faculty of Science; Professor of chemistry and biology, Ryerson University, Canada.

Parallel: Framework for international collaboration to improve institutions and accelerate change

Dr Imogen R. Coe is the Dean of the Faculty of Science and a professor of chemistry and biology at Ryerson University. She is also an affiliate scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Keenan Research Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. Dr Coe is a cell biologist and her research program focuses on understanding the mechanisms which enable certain types of drugs to get in to cells. Dr Coe is known nationally and internationally for her work on the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in STEM in Canada.

She has given talks to universities, hospitals, tech companies and in other venues, such as TEDx. Dr Coe also writes on the topic in a variety of outlets including the Huffington Post and she is a member of a number of boards as well as the International Women’s Forum.