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Women of Color in Pharma Launch Meeting & First Annual Conference

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AGENDA JUST ADDED!!!

You are invited to attend the official launch of Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP), a non-profit professional networking and mentoring organization for women of color working or seeking to work in the pharmaceutical industry.

Our inaugural welcome meeting will start with an evening reception hosted by conference co-sponsor, Bristol-Myers Squibb Inc. at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton, NJ on Sunday, November 5 at 6 p.m. A block of rooms has been secured at The Hyatt Regency Princeton for $159 plus tax. To reserve your hotel room please click the link here https://aws.passkey.com/go/WOCIP2017.

Our conference officially kicks off on Monday, November 6 at 8 a.m., the launch meeting will be hosted by Novo Nordisk Inc., conference co-sponsor, at their training facility located at 1100 Campus Road in Princeton, NJ. For guests staying at The Hyatt Regency Princeton, shuttle service from the hotel will be provided. Luggage storage will be available at Novo Nordisk Inc.

With the conference theme, Get Inspired. Be Empowered, the day promises to be filled with fun, informative speakers and workshops. See the packed agenda below!



Sunday, November 5, 2017

Check-in hotel/Meeting Registration- Hyatt Regency Princeton 3:00 pm

Opening Reception - Hosted by Bristol-Myers Squibb- Hyatt Regency Princeton 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Monday, November 6, 2017
Morning Exercise- Hyatt Regency Princeton 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Breakfast & Registration- Novo Nordisk Training Center, 1100 Campus Road, Princeton, NJ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Welcome Ambre Brown Morley, WOCIP Treasurer & Founding Member, Novo Nordisk
Video welcome from Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer; Novo Nordisk Executive Team member 9:00 am - 9:05 am

We are WOCIP Charlotte Jones-Burton, MD, Founder & President, WOCIP, Bristol-Myers Squibb and
Patricia Cornet, Co-Founder & Vice President, WOCIP, Bristol-Myers Squibb 9:05 am - 9:30 am

Introduction of Keynote Speaker Shamika Williams, WOCIP founding member, BMS 9:30 am - 9:35 am

Morning Keynote Address: The Impact of Diversity on the Pharmaceutical Industry
Wanda Bryant Hope, Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson & Johnson 9:35 am - 10:25 am

Networking Break All 10:25 am - 10:45 am

Panel Discussion: Developing Political Savvy when Hard Work and Talent May Not Be Enough
Celeste Warren, Vice President, Human Resources & Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence, Merck
Michelle Amador, Director, Global Talent Management, Covance
Cristina Santos, Head of Multi-cultural Marketing, Sanofi
Negelle Morris, Senior Director, Market Access, Novo Nordisk
Marisa Co, Head, Business Insights and Analytics, BMS
Moderator: S. Monet Sifford-Wilson, MD, WOCIP founding member, Novo Nordisk 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Presentation of Trailblazer Award Annie Harris, WOCIP Secretary 11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Networking Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Introduction of Afternoon Keynote Speaker Diane Moniz, WOCIP Communications Lead, BMS 1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

Afternoon Keynote Address The Best of Both Worlds: How to "Rock the Boat" Without Ruining Your Career
Deborah T. Owens, Founder & CEO, The Corporate Alley Cat 1:05 pm - 1:50 pm

Introduction of Workshop Facilitator Charlotte Jones-Burton, MD 1:50 pm -1:55 pm

Afternoon Workshop: First and Lasting Impressions - Managing Your Presence Within Your Organizational Culture- Dr. Carol Parker-Walsh, Founder & CEO, Evolve Image Consulting 1:55 pm - 2:25 pm

Afternoon Workshop Groups ALL 2:25 pm – 3:00 pm

Break/Membership sign-up ALL 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Workshop recap Dr. Carol Parker-Walsh 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Introduction of Keynote Speaker Naeemah Blakely, WOCIP member 3:30 pm - 3:35 pm

Closing Keynote Transformative Leaders Impacting the Industry, Dr. Yvette Bonaparte, BONAPARTE CONSULTING, LLC 3:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Summary/Closing Charlotte Jones-Burton, MD 4:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Membership Sign-up ALL 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm



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Bristol-Myers Squipp


Novo Nordisk


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