march, 2021

17mar5:00 pm6:00 pmEvent CancelledWomen in Leadership with Dr. Riam Kanso (CEO of ConceptionX)


Event Details

Join us to hear more about Riam’s incredible entrepreneurial journey in Deep Tech and beyond!

About this Event

Following the success of our International Women’s Day Office Hours, we have curated a short series of events showcasing some of the industries most impressive female leaders.

The voices of women leaders are so often erased, whitewashed, or ignored despite women having to work twice as hard to get into positions of power. This series is a way for us to be inspired and champion the huge achievements despite the struggles and inequity faced by women today.

We are delighted to be joined by Dr. Riam Kanso, Founder and CEO of Conception X

Join us to hear about Riam’s experiences of challenging entrepreneurship’s status-quo and empowering the smartest PhDs in the world to become Venture Scientists to change the world for the better!

This event begins with an informal conversation deep-diving into Riam’s experiences as a three-time Founder. Then, we’ll open up the floor for your questions so prepare your burning questions now!

More About Riam

Dr Riam Kanso is the CEO of Conception X, after heading up student entrepreneurship at University College London Engineering since 2017. Riam has a DPhil in Neuroscience from Oxford University and has worked at the interface of academia and industry for the best part of 10 years. She has launched two companies, worked in med-tech and computational science, and taught entrepreneurship both at UCL and Cambridge.

Conception X is now her full-time mission. It has been set up as a not for profit with the aim of helping bright students solve global challenges.

Limited tickets available


(Wednesday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm