Paula Kasler, Legal Counsel to Life Sciences Companies
Mona Chadha, M.A., Life Sciences Consultant
Fran Schulz, Partner, Redwood Shores
2012 WIB Elected Officials
The vision, goals, and experiences of Women In Bio are shaped by its president, president-elect, and president emeritus.
President and Chairwoman of the Board: Phyllis Dillinger, M.B.A., Executive Vice President and C.F.O., KPL
President Elect: Simone Fishburn, Ph.D., BioCentury
Treasurer: Debra Chamra, Life Sciences Financial Consultant
Secretary: Jamie Strachota, M.S., M.B.A., Executive Manager of Women In Bio
Executive Manager: Jamie Strachota, M.S., M.B.A.
Communications Coordinator: Andrew Eckert
Events and Database Coodinator: Shannon Lachance
Webmaster: Michael Spillane
Graphic Design: Sandy Poenitsch
Join WIB-San Francisco Bay Area for a Fireside Chat with Gail Maderis
Please join us in conversation with Gail Maderis, President and CEO of BayBio, Wednesday June 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. PDT at the Stanford Faculty Club, Palo Alto, CA. Hear about her career trajectory and get the inside scoop on strategies that Gail has utilized to engage in an exciting career. Make sure to bring questions. As always, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and time to network before and after the chat. Click here to register and for more information.
Celebrate with the Greater Montreal Chapter of Women In Bio at its summer soiree from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Hotel Novotel Montreal Airport in the heart of the Montreal Technoparc. Join us for wine and canapés as we enjoy an evening of networking and learning with our guest speaker, Dr. Meriem Benmelouka, Executive Director at CTS Healthcare. Click here for more information and to register.
WIB-Washington DC/Baltimore: Bio Boot Camp - a Day of Fun and Discovery for High School Science Teachers
Join us on June 19, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT for a dynamic and fun program to help you update your science knowledge and get ideas of how to share a passion for science with your students. This program will introduce high school science teachers to current advances in the biotechnology industry, including personalized medicine, in a fun atmosphere. Leading researchers will share creative ways teachers can communicate these advances in the classroom. THIS EVENT IS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS ONLY! Click here to register and for more information.
WIB-RTP Hosting a Start to Summer Networking Event
Join WIB-RTP on June 20, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT to celebrate the end of school year. Share ideas, fuel your passion and expand your professional network with other professional women in the Life Sciences. Small group networking will be followed by an open floor networking. Click here to register and for more information.
WIB-Pittsburgh - Strategic Networking: Cultivating your Connections
WIB-Pittsburgh's “Strategic Networking: Cultivating your Connections” event is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST on June 25, 2013 at University Club. Expert panelists will discuss tips and answer questions regarding the best methods for establishing connections through strategic networking followed with a speed networking session in which we will practice what we have learned. Click here to register and for more information.
WIB-Chicago - “Outside the Corporate Walls - Is Independent Consulting Right for You?”
WIB-Chicago and HBA Chicago are proud to present an evening of networking and a great panel discussion on independent consulting on Thursday, July 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT at the Willis Tower in Chicago. Many talented women in healthcare are looking for new ways to use their skills and knowledge to extend their careers in healthcare beyond the corporate structure. Starting an independent consulting business is one way to take your experience to the next level. But how do you know if this path is right for you? Attendees will hear from women in healthcare who have taken this path, and learn about the potential benefits and pitfalls of this approach. Click here to register and for more information.
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