Day 3: 20 Years of AWA
Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister is the first President and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), the quasi-public organization charged with administering a 10-year Life Sciences Initiative enacted by the state legislature in June 2008. Under Susan’s leadership, the Center has thus far invested or committed more than $467 million in state funding and leveraged more than $1.2 billion in matching investment capital that is projected to create thousands of new jobs in Massachusetts.
“I came here in 1968 for college, and there was no Kendall Square as we know it now — the area around MIT definitely did not look like it does now — and there was no Innovation District. Given the incredible changes we’ve seen already, I can only anticipate with excitement what is yet to come.”