On May 31, Forbes China announced the first China list of Top 50 Women in Tech, paying tribute to women who are fighting hard in the country’s science and technology field. Dr. Samantha Du, founder, chairman and CEO of Zai Lab, is named on the list.
The China list of Top 50 Women in Tech aims to showcase the extraordinary achievements of women in the field of science and technology. Through the stories of these female role models, it demonstrates how gender diversity has significant influence in technological innovation, sustainability and economic growth.
The list was compiled through top multinational tech companies, local tech unicorns, investment agencies, academic institutions and government agencies to identify contenders. Only women who are actively participating in tech-focused businesses or fields were considered. A science, tech, engineering or math background was also required.
About Zai Lab
Zai Lab (NASDAQ: ZLAB) is a China and US-based innovative commercial stage biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing transformative medicines for cancer, autoimmune and infectious diseases to patients in China and around the world. Zai Lab’s experienced team has secured partnerships with leading global biopharma companies, generating a broad pipeline of innovative drug candidates targeting the fast-growing segments of China's pharmaceutical market and addressing unmet medical needs. Zai Lab's vision is to become a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company, discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing its partners' and its own products in order to impact human health worldwide.