Welcome to Women Leaders in Pharma, an association created specifically for women leaders in the Pharma industry. It's about women supporting and empowering women,

to reach their full potential. For the leaders of today and tomorrow.

Our Vision

Board of Advisors

Executive Team


We believe women are powerful.

  • We believe women are a catalyst for change.

  • We also believe patients and companies would benefit from balanced leadership in the industry:  more female leaders, less “manels”.

  • As women leaders, we must empower each other, connect ideas, and inspire future leaders.


  • Our purpose at WOMEN LEADERS IN PHARMA is to empower women working in pharmaceutical industry to reach their full potential.


  • We believe there remain barriers – both from the outside and within. We aim to provide a trusted environment where we can honestly discuss these barriers and find solutions to overcome them.


  • We aim to build our skills to help women be business savvy, be brave, be bold, and affect change. We discuss real issues and practical life hacks to help manage responsibilities both on the home and business front.


  • We inspire each other by meeting remarkable women who are role models.

Board of Advisors

Milva D'Aronco

President - Founding Member

Senior executive leader with consolidated experience in pharmaceutical marketing, business development, sales and finance with outstanding leadership, people management and team-building skills. 


Extensive know-how of international setting. Drives marketing strategy to capitalize on opportunities and seeks new markets through business development.


Tamara Lovi

Vice President - Founding Member

Seasoned health & beauty marketing executive, with sales experience, whose drive to deliver outstanding results has led to a significant positive impact on all the businesses she has been involved with in the past 20 years. 


Passionate about building meaningful brands that make a difference in the lives of people. She strives to achieve outstanding results by connecting with consumers in a relevant and unique way.
Tamara takes pride in coaching and inspiring people to succeed and grow, and continues to mentor many of the employees who have reported to her in the past.


Sarah Marquis

Founding Member

Sarah is an innovative and solution-focused attorney with sound business judgement and strong work ethic. She has experience in international and North American commercial and transactional matters, contract negotiations, licensing, healthcare and pharmaceutical laws, intellectual property and litigation management. 


Sarah is an attorney with a global strategic vision, is result-oriented and values her relationships with her clients. She has an authentic leadership, which enables her to successfully lead teams, projects and transactions.  


Sarah is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales (non-practising member) and the Quebec Bar.


Angelina Habimana

Board Member

Angelina is a well-versed senior professional with over 20 years’ experience in regulatory affairs who recently joined Teva Canada Innovation (TCI), as a Senior Director in Regulatory Affairs. 


Prior to joining TCI, Angelina held various positions in regulatory affairs and was exposed to regulatory strategy, product development and business development at Sanofi for 13 years. She was involved in activities covering the entire life cycle management of prescription and non-prescription products as well as Rx-to-OTC switch which gave her strategic agility.


Angelina has always been eager to establish strong relationships with her collaborators and is a strong believer in teamwork. She is focused, result-oriented and reaches self-accomplishment through the development of her team.

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Angelina Brathwaite

Board Member

Angelina is the Senior Client Partner and Equity/ Inclusion Leader for Brunel Canada Ltd.

Since joining Brunel in 2006, she has been instrumental in leading teams, client acquisitions and recruitment programs across North America while supporting Strategic partnerships globally.


Angelina also has served her community by volunteering on Non-Profit Boards; Chairman Rexdale Community Health Centre, Vice President Administration Boxing Ontario and was an active Board member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Angelina is passionate about people and the fact that her job enables her to positively impact patient lives by virtue of hiring those in the sciences is truly a blessing.


Sara Leclerc

Founding Member


Louie-Anne Gauthier

Founding Member

Executive Team

Charlaine Thompson


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Nicola Lloyd



Dania Scott


Cheryl Hue




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Sarah Robertson



Andrea Schwarz

Coaching & Mentoring


Sanobar Syed

Business Intelligence




Finance: FILLED

  • Lead the budget and strategic plan

  • Interact with IT and external accountant to ensure that finances are properly managed

  • Together with the Board, support the issuing of year-end financial statement and annual report

  • Monitor activities from a financial standpoint



  • Ensure the website is always updated

  • Ensure that IT tools used for events and activities are working efficiently

  • Interact with Business insights to ensure that proper information is tracked


  • Refine where needed a sponsorship strategy both within and outside the industry

  • Implement a sponsorship strategy

  • Define and implement a partnership approach with associations within and outside the industry.

To apply*: please send to info@womenleadersinpharma.com the following:


·          Position of interest

·          Resume or CV

·          Cover letter explaining why you are interested and why you are best suited to the role 

* You must be a member of Women Leaders in Pharma to apply. 

You will be contacted by a member of the Board by October 12.


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