Tara brings almost 30 years of political, government relations and public affairs experience with a focus on public policy advocacy, stakeholder outreach and brand reputation management to her role as Vice President at Prairie Sky Strategy.
Women in Bioscience
February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and March 8 is the International Women’s Day! In celebration of this day, and as part of the ongoing conversation about amplifying diversity, equality and inclusion, Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) has asked women-identified researchers, scientists, analysts, employees (front-end and/or back-end) to tell their stories.
Lisa Bako has over 25 years of experience working with high-tech start-ups and research institutions, with the last 20 years focused exclusively on health-related initiatives and novel medical devices.
Heather Smart, joined the National Research Council of Canada in the role of Director, Research and Development at NRC - Brookside in Winnipeg, MB in November, 2021.
Leanne Taylor is a Compliance Officer at Medicure where her primary goals is to ensure that Medicure operates with the highest standard of professional conduct.
Dr. Sara Good, Professor in the Dept. of Biology at UWinnipeg is part of a team of researchers whose recent findings have the potential to play a pivotal role in the future of Great Lakes fisheries by assisting in the control of sea lamprey populations.
Ashley Wozniak is the General Manager & Vice President, Government Business at Emergent BioSolutions.
Kim is the catalyst of BAM. Her unrestrained passion for creating a strong bioscience industry in Manitoba has shaped the province in incalculable ways.
Nisha Ajmani is a Bioinformatician and has been working on various genomics and bioinformatics projects with Fisheries and Oceans, University of Manitoba, and the University of Winnipeg.
Dr. Melanie Martin is a Professor of Physics at University of Winnipeg, the Director of the Magnetic Resonance Microscopy Centre, and the co-Director of the University of Winnipeg Brain Imaging and Metabolic Research Lab.
Following a degree in Mathematics from Queen’s University, Joanne began her career in banking before taking the leap into the world of self-employment.
Camila Chacon is a master’s student with the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology at the University of Manitoba. She completed her Bachelor of Science at McGill University with a major in Physiology.
Dr. Victoria Nwachukwu is a graduate student in the Department of Physiology, University of Manitoba. She graduated as a medical doctor from the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria; and prior to starting her program at the U of M.
Kelley Fitzpatrick, NutriScience Solutions has over thirty years of expertise in functional food and natural health products (FFNHP) including in the areas of regulatory reviews and submissions; scientific and consumer presentations, bibliographies, newsl
Katrina Jean-Laflamme is one of the co-founders and the Chief Operating Officer at Ukkö Robotics. Ukkö Robotics is on a mission to change how we grow today's food and provide farmers with tools to help them be more efficient in their everyday operations.
Dr. Manisha Ajmani is a Research Project Manager at the University of Winnipeg working with Physics/Applied Computer Science Department on a project related to Digital Agriculture.
Dr. Anju Bajaj is the Vice Principal and STEM Educator at Holy Cross School, Manitoba Catholics School (MCS), Archdiocese of Winnipeg, Manitoba.