The First Rounders podcast with Susan Windham-Bannister can be found here. This podcast episode accompanies Biotech’s Pale Shadow, our feature on racial diversity in the biotech sector, which can be found here.
In this podcast, Windham-Bannister discusses the troubling racial incidents in Boston’s past, and in mid-December The Boston Globe’s Spotlight investigative team published a series on racism in Boston, focused on the black experience. That can be found here. She also mentions the book Hillbilly Elegy, and this The New Yorker article examining the book can be found here. Here is an article gauging the success of Governor Deval Patrick’s $1 billion initiative to grow the life sciences sector in Massachusetts. Here is a radio segment with Windham-Bannister looking at her tenure at the head of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.
Podcast is sponsored by the Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program at Johns Hopkins University.