Organon & Women’s Health – from Legacy to Future Promise

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December 12, 2022 8:43 am EDT

Celebrate International Women’s Day (on March 8) together with senior leaders in health and policy at our event: ‘Organon & Women’s Health – From Legacy to Future Promise’.

  • Learn about Organon’s legacy in women’s health in The Netherlands
  • Engage in discussions with international advocates and experts on closing health gaps for women
  • Join us as we kick off our 100-year anniversary celebrations with the opening of the Experience Center

Wednesday March 8, 2023 (International Women’s Day)

  • 09.30 – 10.00 Arrivals / Doors open & registration
  • 10:00 – 12:15 Official program
  • 12:15 – 13:30 Networking and visit the Experience Centre
  • Location: Organon, Molenstraat 110, 5342 CC Oss

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Speakers at this unique event are:

  • Wenny Raaijmakers, Site Lead Organon Oss
    “Welcome to Organon!”
    Wenny is an experienced Plant Manager with many years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She leads Organon Oss, our largest production site worldwide. (LinkedIn)
  • Wobine Buijs-Glaudemans, Mayor City of Oss
    “A Women’s Health Legacy in Oss”
    Wobine is mayor of the city of Oss, that has been a home for pharma for hundred years now and still accommodates a large part of the employment in this sector. (LinkedIn)
  • Petra Willems, Managing Director Organon Benelux:
    “Our promise”
    Petra is an experienced business leader with a long and successful 30-year track record at MSD across many therapeutic areas before she was announced Managing Director of Organon Benelux in June 2021. (LinkedIn)
  • Aleisha Woodward, Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States Mission to the Netherlands:
    “US and Dutch Connections in Life Sciences and Women’s Health”
    Aleisha is a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service, began her assignment in the Netherlands as Deputy Chief of Mission in June 2022. (LinkedIn)
  • Jannet Vaessen, Director Women Inc.:
    “The journey of women towards better health in the Netherlands”
    WOMEN Inc. improves the position of women in the Netherlands; we strive for a society with equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of gender or sex. (LinkedIn)

Panel discussion on ‘Closing the Gap in Women’s Health’ with:

  • Prof. Dr. Angela Maas – Emeritus professor of women’s cardiology (LinkedIn)
  • Prof. Dr. Annemiek Nap – Head of department Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Professor at RadboudUMC (LinkedIn)
  • Samira Rafaela – Member of European Parliament (LinkedIn)
  • Michael Pergine – Head of Global Policy, Government Relations and ESG Strategy at Organon (LinkedIn)
  • and others.

“Ik zet me in voor de gezondheid van vrouwen, niet omdat iets me frustreert of raakt, maar omdat er gewoon nog werk te doen is. Er zijn 4 miljard meisjes en vrouwen op de wereld. Als je hun gezondheid verbetert, komt dat ons allemaal ten goede.”

Click here to read the Dutch interview with Petra Willems in FD (January 11, 2023).

Meet Organon, a new company with 100 years of experience.

The Experience center will be officially opened during the event at International Women’s Day. You can be one of the early visitors, at March 8, 2023!

Click here to watch the “Making of the Oss mural”

Didn’t receive an invitation and want to sign up? Please contact us: