"Resilient Minds: Women in STEM" moderated by Hanadi Hanadi Jabado DL, Managing Partner of Sana Capital and Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, brings together a diverse group of women who have triumphed over challenges in various areas of science and technology. From overcoming obstacles in research and development to excelling in academic pursuits, entrepreneurship, and corporate environments, our panellists exemplify resilience and success in the face of adversity. Join us for an empowering discussion as we explore the journeys and achievements of women navigating the ever-changing landscape of STEM.

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Hanadi Jabado DL

Managing Partner of Sana Capital & Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire

Dr Julia Wilson


Julia is the Associate Director of the Wellcome Sanger Institute and represents the Director and the organisation.  Her primary focus is on increasing awareness of the Institute’s research within academia, commercial organisations, funders and government(s). Her department oversees organisational Strategy, Reporting and Impact, Research Policy and Research Environment, Translation and Innovation, and Academic Programmes. Julia leads relations with key external strategic partners.

Previously Julia worked at Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the World Cancer Research Fund. As a scientist she was a post-doc at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden and a researcher at Cancer Research UK and Queen Mary University of London.

Julia is an alumni of the Academy of Medical Sciences FLIER programme.

Rachel Hurst

Domino Printing Sciences

Rachel Hurst began her career in manufacturing in 1991 at Domino Printing Sciences which is a global industrial printing company based in Cambridge turning over around £650M, employing 3330 employees globally. Our aim is to keep consumers safe and enable manufacturers to deliver supply chain traceability through providing best before/ use by and machine readable variable codes on to food, beverage, pharma, personal care and industrial products.

Her career has encompassed working in a range of roles throughout the business, including manufacturing, supply chain, product management and R&D. Domino has transitioned from a UK-listed FTSE 250 company to now be part of the Brother Industries group and is now part of the growth engine for Brother as they transform their business for the future. In a world of managing certain uncertainty, Rachel's primary role is to develop and manage a sustainable end-to-end global supply chain of the future in the journey to £1Bn of sales worldwide.

Rachel is a Fellow of the IET and the Royal Academy of Engineering and has also been a Trustee for the IET.

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