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October 31, 2016
Women In Bio (WIB) has announced that the first class of 20 women executives has successfully its Boardroom Ready program. Boardroom Ready is an executive-level, board certification, coaching, sponsorship, and networking initiative that positions executive women in the life sciences to serve on corporate boards of directors. The Boardroom Ready class of 2016 completed a five-day intensive program at George Washington University’s Executive Education School, focusing on the fundamentals of business operations and corporate governance including finance, corporate strategy, investor relations and crisis management. The Boardroom Ready graduates are now actively seeking opportunities to join corporate boards. Women In Bio, along with LifeSci Advisors, the founding sponsor of the program, Biogen, and MassBio are engaging their networks of companies that are looking for exceptionally qualified biotech executives to serve on their boards. WIB plans to hold the Boardroom Ready program on an annual basis. To apply to the program, identify board openings, sponsor this program, and/or become a mentor to one of the class participants, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the program, visit http://womeninbio.org/executives/board-ready.