Dr. Imogen Coe

Dr. Imogen R. Coe is a professor of Chemistry and Biology and founding dean  (2012-2018) of the Faculty of Science at Toronto Metropolitan University . She is also an affiliate scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, where her research group studies drug transporters. In addition to being an academic scientist, Dr. Coe is one of Canada's leading advocates for organizational change towards inclusive excellence in research, particularly in science and medicine. She runs a consulting company providing advice and training on inclusive excellence and has advised federal and national funding agencies on how to integrate equity, diversity and inclusion principles into diverse research cultures and is the inaugural NSERC Scholar-in-Residence. She has published widely on inclusive leadership, misogyny in science and the need for intentional policy around EDI-infused organizational culture. She is much in demand as a speaker and panelist, and has received numerous awards for her advocacy work, most recently, the 2022 Canadian Science Policy Centre Trailblazer (Policy for Science) Award.