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Biocom’s Los Angeles Executive Director Dina Lozofsky participated on panel at Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas’ first ever invite-only economic forum.

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Convenes LA Area Economic Panel, Including Biocom Staff

  • Thu Oct 05 19:54:00 GMT 2017
  • Los Angeles
  • Author Melanie Cohn

On September 22nd, Biocom’s Los Angeles Executive Director Dina Lozofsky participated on a panel of speakers at Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas’ first ever invite-only economic forum. Dina spoke to Los Angeles area elected officials and government staff, academia, business associations, and private sector participants about the importance of the life science industry in Los Angeles and its impact on the local economy.

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas convened economic development leadership from his second district (including City of Los Angeles, Carson, Compton, Culver City, Gardena, Inglewood, Lawndale, and Lynwood) to discuss fostering innovation and growing key clusters across the district. Other panelists included Michael Grimshaw, Director of the Entrepreneurial Institute at Cal State Dominguez Hills, Jose Gonzales, Chief Diversity Officer at Media Health Technologies, and Praveen Penmetsa, CEO of Motivo Engineering. Panelists addressed how to further economic activity and job growth through increased knowledge sharing and collaboration across the region, and the role of the public sector in supporting innovation.

 

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