The Business Opportunities at the Intersection of Health, Women and Technology - New York
Female founders are leading the rise of a new Innovation sector that is increasingly gaining momentum: Femtech.
The growing number of women in the workforce and in leadership roles, paired up with the increased buying power of women is slowly but surely transforming the business world in many aspects: demands of better maternity policies, innovative products to prevent women’s health issues, and better fertility solutions are top priorities for the modern woman.
Female founders and top executives are leading the rise of a new Innovation sector that is increasingly gaining momentum: Femtech. With an estimated market size of 50B by 2025, Femtech largely encompasses any digital or hardware health tool or service focused on improving one of many aspects of women's health, including wearables, internet-connected medical devices, mobile apps, and hygiene products, among other related products and services. The broader definition of the term includes maternal and infant health, family care, and personalized holistic solutions.
At this event, we will hear directly from successful female entrepreneurs and executives in the Femtech Space. They will discuss the impact of Femtech on Healthcare, Business and the Wellness Industry, and why we need specific solutions tailored to the needs of women.
Sara Wajnberg - Panel Moderator & SVP of Product at Oscar
Mette Dyhrberg - Cofounder,CEO MyMee
Estrella Jaramillo - Cofounder B-wom
Christie H. Lee - Product Manager, Babyscripts
Carly Stockdale - VP of Commercial Operations, Prelude Fertility
6:35 Welcome and Introductions by Oscar and IE Business School
6:45 The Rise of Femtech
6:55 Panel Discussion: The Business Opportunities at the Intersection of Health, Women and Technology
7:25 Networking Cocktail
Cofounder of B-wom
Estrella holds a Masters in Corporate Communications and Entrepreneurship from IE. She has advocated or spoken about women's health in Spain, Germany, Ecuador, and now runs the US and Latin America Markets of the B-wom project. B-wom is a digital coach for women’s health that offers users personalized care programs with habits, exercises, educational contents, and a tracking tool.
Cofounder and CEO MyMee
Mette first entered the functional medicine arena in an attempt to tackle her own chronic autoimmune diseases for years. She hacked her own health and in doing so, she created a tool that solved her health problems. Mymee's Digital Therapeutics program reverse the symptoms of chronic autoimmune disease through data analytics and health coaching, reducing or eliminating the need for expensive drugs.
Product Manager, Babyscripts
Christie’s passion is to enable better healthcare for women. She believes that focusing on women’s health can identify and address many disparities within healthcare between the genders. At Babyscripts, a healthcare startup driven by one mission, improving maternal and fetal health. Christie leads the Product & Engineering team by driving the evolution of ideas into innovative and scalable solutions.
VP of Commercial Operations, Prelude Fertility
Carly previously served as the Executive in Residence on Morgan Stanley’s investment management growth team working with healthcare entities. As well as serving as the CEO of ChartRequest through its sale in 2015, where her team built the first self-service release-of-information marketplace for healthcare providers monetizing records requests online.
SVP of Product at Oscar
Sara oversees the healthcare company’s entire suite of products, including operational systems, internal tooling for Oscar’s Concierge Teams, the apps Oscar doctors log into for patient information, and Oscar’s member-facing mobile and web apps. Prior to joining Oscar she worked in product at NYC-based e-commerce tech startups for 7 years, including Seamless and Lot 18, a luxury wine e-commerce retailer.