Women in Pharma

Women in Pharma® (WIP) is a community that provides women in the pharmaceutical industry a forum for connecting and collaborating on technical and career advancement topics. The community’s activities, which include mentoring, making resources available across all levels, educational sessions, and social and networking opportunities, help women in the industry achieve career success and work-life balance.

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COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented change and disruption to each of our daily lives. All of us around the world are touched by the current pandemic, whether it be personal hardship or professional life challenges. We have seen our communities and...
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Did you know that Women in Pharma® (WIP) has launched a program to initiate Mentor Circles around the globe? While great strides have been made to support women in the workplace, women are still significantly underrepresented in upper management in the pharmaceutical industry. The ISPE Women in...
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I’ve been involved in Women in Pharma at ISPE since its inception. I’ve been a proud supporter and contributor to the group. Today, more than ever, I have an unwavering belief that this group is invaluable. In light of the recent COVID-19 crisis that has...
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We are in a current state that leaves us at home, or likely with a bit more time on our hands that may be of help to our Women in Pharma® initiative at ISPE.  We are getting creative on how to keep our membership engaged and would greatly appreciate your...
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The theme of “Proactive Career Design” for the Women in Pharma® (WIP) Breakfast Session at the 2020 ISPE Facilities of the Future conference on 31 January in San Francisco was a fitting one: design and implementation apply equally well to careers as to...
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“The grass is not always greener.” Have you ever been told that before? When I went to my long time mentor 13 years ago to let her know that I was resigning from our company those were the words she spoke to me. I took her words to heart, but still felt...
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Since its inception at the ISPE 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo, Women in Pharma® (WIP) has been rapidly growing. In the US and Europe, the society has held numerous Women in Pharma® events at local Affiliates, Chapters, and Annual Meetings & Expos, and it is now establishing a presence in Asia. On 27...
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Each year many people start off with how they are going to be better than the year before and write down unrealistic goals about their professional and personal time next the 365 days. Our team at Women in Pharma® has sat down and put together a...
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Raise your hand if you often speak before you think. If this is you (as it’s often me), I encourage you to slow down and consider your words carefully. What we say in conversation and presentation speaks volumes about our level of confidence and how we...
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Adapting to new situations can be hard – new job, new city, new industry – change is rarely easy, and adapting to a new idea of ‘self’ can be even more challenging. We ask ourselves questions like am I good enough? What can I really contribute to the...