March 7, 2023, Manassas, VA

Dr. Denise N. Baken, Founder and President of the Institute for Biodefense Research (IBR) will be a panelist at the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs’ March 9, 2023, Women in STEM RoundTable.  The session will focus on the vital role women and girls play in all paths of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Speakers will share their respective professional journeys and how their work and research has helped address many of today’s most pressing challenges.

The Institute for Biodefense Research is a not-for-profit 501 (c ) 3 established to study and analyze current and near term risks and threats to United States’ and global biosecurity, biosafety and public health.  The Institute evaluates, informs, and develops methods and metrics for defense preparedness, guidance, readiness, oversight, and response.