WIB-Philadelphia Metro
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The WIB-Philadelphia Metro chapter is an organization of professionals actively committed to promoting careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship of women in the life sciences in the Philadelphia tri-state area. WIB-Philadelphia Metro aims to foster the community of life science professionals while providing mentorship and professional development opportunities across the career continuum - from those just beginning their careers to industry veterans.

We are dedicated to providing education, mentoring and professional development assistance to women who are working in all disciplines including: life sciences, research, operations, legal, marketing, and beyond.  Philadelphia is the birthplace of American medicine and home to many of the nation's “firsts”: medical school, children’s hospital, college of pharmacy, medical library, and hospital.  The area is home to a host of medical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, a higher education, research, engineering and venture capital entities which provide access to a deep pool of experience and talent.

We are fortunate to live and work in a thriving, intellectually stimulating environment where many professional women have reached the highest levels of leadership and are poised to serve as role models for others. 

Our members come from all walks of life sciences and together we share the passion of science, and ultimately, its role in transforming our daily lives.

Members enjoy:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Mentorship
  • Access to women leaders across the life sciences 

Please help us understand more about you and your areas of interest as we start on the journey of building the Philadelphia area WIB Chapter by taking a survey which requires less than two minutes of your time. Click here to access the survey.

Have a Speaker or Topic Idea?  Please share your ideas for an upcoming event topic, an idea for an event, or recommend a speaker by filling out the form located here. WIB will share your ideas with National & Chapter leaders to determine future events. 

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