Women in SETAC Luncheon
Imogen R. Coe | Ryerson University
Embracing Dimensions: How Uncomfortable Truths Can Lead Inclusive Excellence in Science
Tuesday, 5 November | 11:15 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Room 501 A/B
Imogen R. Coe was the founding dean of the Faculty of Science from 2012 to 2018 and is a professor of chemistry and biology at Ryerson University. She is also an affiliate scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, where her research group studies drug transport proteins. She is the vice president of the Canadian Molecular Biosciences Society and sits on various boards, including the Michael Garron Hospital and the Canadian Mining Innovation Council. In addition to her work as a research scientist, Coe is internationally recognized as a Canadian thought leader in the area of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). She has advised academia, government and industry on best practices and approaches to improve EDI and has contributed to the national dialogue about these issues through various platforms. She is much in demand as a speaker and panelist and has received numerous awards for her advocacy work.