Dec 03, 2018

Women in Bio Southern California Announces First Elite Chapter Partnership with American Laboratory Trading

Two-year agreement reflects ALT’s commitment to supporting Southern California’s life sciences industry and providing mentorship opportunities for women to support innovative start-ups and encourages them to take their big ideas and launch successful companies. 


Women In Bio Southern California has announced that they are welcoming their first Elite Chapter Sponsor, American Laboratory Trading. Through this new unique partnership, Women In Bio SoCal members will receive exclusive discounts and offers on premium, refurbished laboratory equipment, plus tailored and local surplus strategy services, to help them maximize their return on investment. 


Women In Bio (WIB) is an organization of professionals from all career walks in the field of life sciences. The Southern California Chapter of WIB is comprised entirely of volunteers who all share the goal of enabling and empowering women to reach the highest levels of leadership, and  -- more importantly -- to fulfill their own career aspirations. WIB has a diverse membership that reflects the increasing spread of the life sciences industry.  From large industry to early-stage companies, from classrooms to boardrooms, WIB-SoCal offers a diverse range of members belonging to biotech and pharma companies, universities and institutes, law and accounting firms, marketing and PR firms, CROs and CMOs.


"We are excited to have ALT as a sponsor and partner of the SoCal chapter of WIB" said Alyssa Master, WIB SoCal Chapter Chair. "This is a huge opportunity for our chapter as it allows us to gain even more visibility in the community and provide more value to our members. This sponsorship provides excellent support for our events, which range from educational talks on life sciences topics, to events on career development, to fun networking events. We thank ALT for their generous contribution to our chapter and look forward to this win-win partnership.” 


"For nearly 20 years, ALT has helped customers address their lab equipment needs by providing asset recovery services and affordable, premium refurbished instruments with lifetime support. Southern California is an important region for ALT and will continue to grow at a rapid pace. We’re excited to form this partnership with WIB to help drive this growthstrengthen diversity in our industry and effect change in the region ,” said Rich Pugnier, Vice President of Corporate Development & Marketing, ALT. “As part of our partnership, we're offering discounted products and services to WIB-SoCal members, with our ultimate goal of supporting the regions life science's academia, early-stage companies, and industry.”