WIB-Chicago The Journey to being a Board Member: A Personal Story and Practical Advice
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When: Thursday, February 27, 2020
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CST
Where: Northwestern University, Lurie-Baldwin Auditorium
303 E. Superior St.
Chicago, IL  60611
United States
Contact: WIB-Chicago

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Are you interested in joining a Board? Join us for an exciting WIB event focused on helping women in healthcare attain positions on company boards.  Sharon Ayd, Ph.D., MBA, CEO of Ayd Biopharma Consulting Group, LLC,  will share her “must do” tips for securing a board position.  She'll share her personal story and brutal truth about her journey to the board, what it’s like to sit on a board, and what you should do if you seek to secure a position on a company board.



5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.   Registration, Networking, Appetizers, Openings
6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.   Presentation and Q&A
7:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Networking


Speaker Bio

Sharon Ayd

Sharon Ayd is an accomplished life science executive, with 30 yrs global experience in pharma/biotech & combination product/device industries. She has been a founding member/C-level of three startups. Sharon is skilled in leading multi-national R&D drug development initiatives for complex biotechnology, pharmaceutical and combination products in large organizations & manufacturing environments. She possesses expert knowledge in US FDA regulations and has been responsible for ~100 drug approvals.


Pricing Information

  • Members: $10
  • Non-Members/Free Unlimited Guest Members*: $40

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Special Pricing for Guests

Members can register two guests at member price.


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* - Walk-ins will be accepted until event capacity is reached.


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Directions from Public Transit

Buses (#3, #26, #157) will drop you near the building.