HBA Europe Chapter - Women in Science

The Women in Science (WIS) affinity group of the HBA Europe chapter provides women in scientific roles with professional support for career advancement, through interactive, empowering, educational, professional development programs and a platform that facilitates effective networking and collaboration. WIS membership includes women with an MD, PhD, PharmD, RN, RPh or other medical/scientific degree and/or women who are working in a research, medical or regulatory functions within the healthcare industry.

2011 Presentations

The Art of NetworkingPDF icon
Networking refers to meeting new people, cultivating established connections, reaching out and exchanging contacts, information and ideas. Christine Billy PhD outlines the steps to take on your networking journey.

2010 Presentations

Broadcasting YOUPDF icon
This presentation by Silja Chouquet and Valerie Gürtler-Doyle demonstrates social media use in the healthcare industry. Silja shares her passion for patient-focused social media communications and how she started whydot GmbH, an agency specialized in social media consulting, coaching and training. Valerie shares how she has driven the adoption and use of social media in internal communication.

Turnarounds in Business and Life – the Challenge and Joy of Continuous ChangePDF icon
Dr. Christine Burhenn, management consultant, executive mentor and coach provides her view on how to achieve professional success in challenging change management situations by drawing from her broad management experience as well as from her own consultancy business. She shares her perspectives on the challenge and joy of personal turnarounds.

From Un-Employment to Em-PloymentPDF icon
Diana Lagalante, office and web manager at Health Interactions, Medical Communication Agency shares her life experience on how to achieve personal and professional success in the challenging unemployment time of her life.

Burn-Out -What is that?
Dr. Ida Niklson, scientific officer, NSO, Novartis, presents the concept of burn-out, how to recognize the risk factors and symptoms of a burn-out and how to prevent burn-out.

How to Optimize Team and Leadership Performance in Remote and Virtual Team SettingsPDF document
In this presentation Dr. Barbara Troup, management consultant and business coach explains how to optimize team and leadership performance in remote and virtual team settings. What are the key success factors for leading and working in these teams? What are the definite “dont’s”? How can leadership and team performance be optimized?

Design Your LifePDF document
As part of the Diary of a Leader series, Michael Kangas, senior account manager at Health Interactions and research and development manager at Studio Beat Karrer discussed his experiences of diversifying his medical communications career into furniture and lighting design, the challenges he has faced, and the new skill set and lifestyle benefits he has acquired.


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