SoCalBio Women, Work & Wisdom (W3) Group Mixer and Charity Event
Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PST)
This W3 Mixer Is Organized by
Thanks to our Sponsors
|Amundsen & Associates, Inc.|
This W3 mixer is a quarterly event for bioscience women executives and allied service providers affiliated with SoCalBio to encourage networking and mutual support among bioscience women executives and company managers in Southern California.
This W3 mixer will feature two keynote presentations
|"Future Directions of Bioscience Research at the City of Hope"
||"Building the Next Generation of Bioscience Women Leadership"
|Michael A. Friedman, Chief Executive Officer, City of Hope||Denise DeMan, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Bench International|
Support Low-Income Women Trying to Re-Enter the Labor Market
Mixer attendees are encouraged to bring with them wardrobe items for women, men and kids to be donated to the following charitable, non-profit organization: Clothes The Deal.
Clothes The Deal is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization headquartered in Downey, CA,. The organization assists men, women and at-risk youth in career transition, empowering them to interview with confidence. Find more info about Clothes the Deal at: http://www.clothesthedeal.org
Clothes The Deal accepts the following professional business clothing for men and women in clean, ready-to-wear condition: suits, shirts/blouses, dresses, slacks, ties, skirts, briefcases, dress shoes, coats and accessories (purses, scarves, jewelry, belts, etc.).
Guidelines for Donating Clothes:
- Clothing should be on hangers, clean, and ready to wear.
- As a rule of thumb, the clothing should be in the condition that you would lend to a friend. Clothes
- The Deal does not have the means to provide cleaning or pressing, so please be sure that the clothing you donate is in good condition and can be passed on without cleaning or mending.
- Recent styles are appreciated. Large and extra large sizes are appreciated too.
Tax Receipts: All donations are tax deductible.
10:30 – 12:00 Registration and Donation Drop Off for Clothes the Deal
11:00 - 11:45 Tour City of Hope Campus
12:00 - Welcome by Ahmed Enany, President & CEO, SoCalBio and Diane Palumbo, Corporate VP, MannKind Corp & Chair, W3
12:10 - Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Friedman, CEO City of Hope
12:30 - Buffet Lunch
1:15 – Speaker – Jason Brusavich, Program Manager, Clothes the Deal
1:30 – 2:15 Keynote Speaker: Denise DeMan, Founder & Chairman, Bench International
2:15 – Award raffle prizes, and adjournment.
About Host and Sponsors
City of Hope
City of Hope is transforming the future of health. Every day we turn science into practical benefit. We turn hope into reality. We accomplish this through exquisite care, innovative research and vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes. http://www.cityofhope.org
Bench International is a global, retained, executive recruiting and consulting firm providing senior talent to life science institutions, exclusively, since 1974. Our team is deeply experienced and accomplished within the life sciences and has the content knowledge and expertise to translate and meet our client’s needs and expectations for talent. www.benchinternational.com
Sheldon Mak & Anderson
At Sheldon Mak & Anderson, we recognize that innovation is your competitive edge - and it needs protection. With more than two decades of intellectual property experience, we specialize in offering powerful protection for your unique ideas. We are a full-service intellectual property firm, and whether it's prosecuting your patent, or enforcing your rights in court, we have the skills and expertise to protect your innovation. www.usip.com
Siegal Consulting: Strategic Solutions for Emerging Life Science Companies. Providing business support in three core areas: Partnering, Market Strategy and New Product Planning. Visit www.siegalconsulting.com for more info.
Amundsen & Associates
Amundsen & Associates is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the Lake Forest, California area, dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs.http://www.amundsenandassociates.com/