Lisa PorterUWindsor professor Lisa Porter will join a panel to discuss the impact of diversity on innovation in research on International Women’s Day.

Professor to join discussion of diversity in research

UWindsor biomedical sciences professor Lisa Porter, executive director of the WE-Spark Health Institute, will participate in an online panel discussion offering insight on the impact of equity, diversity, and inclusivity in innovative research on Monday, March 8.

The free public event will be livestreamed on YouTube by the Ontario Research and Commercialization Alliance as part of its observance of International Women’s Day.

The day’s activities will be emceed by Dominique Bérubé, vice-president of research at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). A second panel will discuss overcoming barriers to women and equity-seeking researchers in achieving entrepreneurial success.

The full event will run 1 to 3 p.m. Find details of the speakers and register to attend at