HBA New England Region presents

Executive Women's Series with Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch, Ipsen CBO

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Jessica Blaustein





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Join Ivana Magovčević-Liebisch PhD, J.D, EVP and chief business officer of Ipsen, and Halley Gilbert, SVP and chief legal officer at Ironwood for an intimate and engaging fireside chat about Ivana's "Unconventional Springboard to Leadership." Ivana will share stories about taking the road less traveled to the C-suite, beginning with her unique training, navigating unexpected opportunities and challenges, and arriving at the role of Chief Business Officer with Ipsen.

Dinner and drinks will be provided and there will be ample opportunity for networking with Ivana, Halley and the other executives present at the event.

Eligibility criteria must be met to participate. Participation in the Executive Women's Series (EWS) events is open to members and nonmembers at the director level and above. Please refer to the HBA New England Region website for details on eligibility criteria. Please contact Jessica Blaustein with any questions.

6:00 - 6:45 PM    Cocktails and networking
6:45 - 8:15 PM    Dinner, program and Q & A
8:15 - 9:00 PM    Coffee, dessert and networking

Special instructions: Parking is available at a reduced rate in the Kendall Square South Garage (access entrance from Kendall Street) underneath our building, after 4:00 PM Monday - Friday and anytime Saturday and Sunday. Parking is $2.00 per hour with validation for the first three hours. For over three hours, with validation, a flat rate of $10.00 Monday thru Friday and $12.00 on Saturday and Sunday. To be eligible for the reduced rate, please have the host validate your ticket. Street parking is also available (meters in effect until 8:00 PM).

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Online registration deadline: 30 October 2018
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is NOT allowed

This event is refundable. All refund requests must be submitted in writing to events@hbanet.org by 26 October 2018. No refunds are available after this date.


Featured speakers

Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch

EVP, Chief Business Officer

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals

Halley Gilbert

Senior vice president and chief legal officer

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals


Learning objectives

1. Gain insights from the personal and professional journey of a senior executive woman in healthcare.
2. Develop greater awareness of the varied paths and numerous choices that can lead to the C-suite.
3. Expand your professional network of senior leaders in healthcare.


Registration information

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 Registration NamePrice LevelRegular

RegistrationName 1 - Regular registration

 1 - Regular registrationMember$75.00
 1 - Regular registrationNon-Member$115.00

RegistrationName 2 - Ipsen employee registration

 2 - Ipsen employee registrationNon-Member$75.00

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