Month: March 2014

AstraZeneca Becomes the IBA’s Newest Corporate Partner

The IBA is excited to welcome AstraZeneca as its newest Corporate Partner. AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven bio-pharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases.

Through its Supplier Diversity office at its North American headquarters in Wilmington Delaware, AstraZeneca will be working with the IBA to enhance its supplier network of LGBT businesses. The IBA looks forward to connecting AstraZeneca with our many successful business members. Stay tuned for more exciting news in the coming year about opportunities to showcase your business to AstraZeneca.

Welcome aboard AstraZeneca!

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The Women of Independence Business Alliance Celebrate Women’s History Month

On Tuesday, March 18th, IBA’s Women-in-Business (WiB) presented an evening of conversation with dynamic women leaders of Philadelphia in celebration of Women’s History Month, hosted by the law firm of Montgomery McCracken. The event was also sponsored by West Laurel Hill: Cemetery & Funeral Home.

IBA members enjoyed an evening of networking and inspiration as Sue Daugherty, Executive Director of MANNA, Tiffany Tavarez, Corporate Contributions Manager of PECO, Jaine Lucas, Executive Director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI) at Temple University’ Fox School of Business, and Deb Cassidy, Director of Sales, Marketing and Family Services, West Laurel Hill: Cemetery & Funeral Home shared insight from their professional journeys. The evening’s conversation was guided by moderator, Christine Hahn-Proffitt, Vice President of Sales & Operations at Integrity Staffing Solutions.

View more pictures from this dynamic and intimate evening.

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