BONUS 10 – The Bowdoin Group on the Jobs Market and Skills Needed to Land a Job in FemTech

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BONUS 10 – The Bowdoin Group on the Jobs Market and Skills Needed to Land a Job in FemTech

Today is a special bonus episode! I interview Katelyn Marini, Managing Director at the Bowdoin group. The Bowdoin Group is an executive search firm that specializes in leadership and strategic…
March 4, 2022

BONUS 10 – The Bowdoin Group on the Jobs Market and Skills Needed to Land a Job in FemTech

Bowdoin Group — Founded in 1994, The Bowdoin Group is an executive search firm that specializes in leadership and strategic roles, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services, and major hiring projects for a wide range of companies, from small firms building out their executive team to larger firms sourcing talent for rapid market expansion. With deep expertise in Life Sciences, Digital Health, Software and Technology, and FinTech, The Bowdoin Group is a national leader with strong partnerships across the Private Equity and Venture Capital ecosystems. The company’s service reputation has earned it a ranking in the top 2% of the recruiting industry for client satisfaction year after year, and most recently won Best of Staffing 2020 Diamond Awards for both Client and Talent based on our NPS for Placed Talent of 95 (compared to the staffing industry average of 24). The Bowdoin Group is also active in supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as several non-profit causes, including Life Science Cares, NEVCA, Hack Diversity, and FinTech Sandbox.

Katelyn Marini — Katelyn has over 10 years of executive and strategic search experience. Her responsibilities as a Managing Director include managing key accounts within our Life Sciences and Digital Health practices and ensuring internal search teams deliver excellence to our clients. Recently she has completed a number of C-level searches across product, marketing, sales, business development, and clinical operations. Katelyn leverages her domain expertise working across the healthcare and life sciences ecosystem to deliver top-tier talent for rapidly growing organizations. She has successfully helped many early-stage and venture-backed companies build out commercial teams and attract key executive hires. Katelyn has a passion for working with companies that are truly trying to change healthcare via innovative technology, influence drug discovery, and improve patient outcomes.  A graduate of Boston College, Katelyn lives in Marshfield, MA, with her husband and three sons, Nicolas, Max, and Brody. She is very involved in the youth sports communities in Marshfield, in particular with fundraising activities for the local youth hockey and baseball organizations.


FemTech Focus is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded to empower, equip, and bring together healthcare professionals, life-science entrepreneurs, and forward thinking investors to revolutionize women’s health and wellness. FemTech Focus elevates the FemTech industry through increased awareness, providing resources to FemTech founders, & creating opportunities to support FemTech startups through exposure, networking, and access to capital.

The FemTech Focus Podcast with Dr. Brittany Barreto is a meaningfully provocative conversational series that brings femtech experts – including doctors, scientists, inventors, and founders – on air to talk about the innovative technology, services, and products (collectively known as femtech) that are improving women’s health and wellness. The podcast gives our host, Dr. Brittany Barreto, and guests an engaging, friendly environment to learn about the past, present, and future of women’s health and wellness.

Dr. Brittany Barreto is a scientist, serial entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. While finishing her PhD in Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Brittany founded Pheramor, the first nationwide DNA-based dating app. She then embarked into venture capital as the Senior Venture Associate at Capital Factory and was tasked with launching the fund’s Houston branch. Brittany now has her sights on advancing women’s health. She is host of the FemTech Focus podcast which has 150+ episodes and 30 thousand downloads in 105 countries. Brittany is the co-founding partner of Coyote Ventures, a US-based venture fund investing in early-stage women’s health startups.

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