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Women in MedTech : A Global Perspective


Women in MedTech : A Global Perspective

18 May 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
Malaysian Global Innovative & Creative Centre View map
Admission FREE
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A powerful young and vibrant community to enrich early founders around the world. Health, Tech and Female focus.


Time Activity
9:00 AM Introduction of guests
9:30 AM Medicine and technology, the gaps to fill/panel industry perspective/femtech/global perspective
10:15 AM Startup first 5 years of panel perspectives
10:00 AM Being a female in health tech – advantages and challenges
10:30 AM Q&A, Adjourn & Networking

Key Takeaways

  • An international perspective of women in MedTech

Who Should Attend

  • Tech founders who want to learn about health startups
  • Healthcare providers who want to learn about tech
  • Females encouraged but everyone is welcome


Our Speakers

Dr. Anna Der

Dr. Anna Der, BSc, MD, CCFP, is a Family Physician in East York. Born and raised in Montreal, Dr. Der received her Bachelor degree in Physical Therapy at McGill University. She subsequently went on to complete her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Montreal and her residency at Western University. Dr. Der has a wealth of experience in preventative and primary care.

Zura Huzali

Business Development Director of FAVORIOT

Joan Low

Founder, ThoughtFull

Joan Low is the founder of ThoughtFull, a startup focused on providing accessible and affordable mental wellness solutions to all via their mobile and web-based platform.  As a caregiver to a loved one with mental afflictions for the past 20 years, Joan was compelled to leave finance to found ThoughtFull. Prior to ThoughtFull, Joan was a banker at J.P. Morgan, Hong Kong for 6 years. She has

lived in North America, Europe, and North Asia before returning to Malaysia. Joan graduated from Middlebury College, USA.

*Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst

**Certified Private Wealth Professional, HK Securities and Investment Institute

Xin Yun

Founder of Walnut Wellness (by Lead In Health) 

Bringing Total Wellness for All, be it individuals, workplaces, organisations, and community.