September 20, 2023
Gillette Stadium

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Women in Pharma Session: Speaking the Same Language – Do you know that I value you?

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM | East Red Level, Suite 10

“Speaking the Same Language: Do you know that I value you?”

Asking the people on your teams “how can I value you better?” is a critical part of cultivating a positive employee experience, development, and empowerment.  Join ISPE Boston Chapter’s Women In Pharma for a conversation about work appreciation languages* and what happens when you make the time to find out what’s needed on a daily basis, during uncertainty, and higher stress periods to keep people engaged and motivated.

Viviane Arencibia, Independent Consultant, Arencibia Quality and Compliance Associates
Aaron Bober, Director of Engineering, IPS-Integrated Project Services
Luz Frazier, Principle and CEO, Lead Humano LLC

Yolanda McLean, Senior Director, Quality Control, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Vivianne Arencibia is the Vice President of Global Quality Systems and Compliance with Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. based out of Norwood, Massachusetts. She brings over 30 years of global leadership, regulatory remediation and compliance experience to the ISPE community. Prior to joining Moderna Tx, Vivianne lead her consulting company, Arencibia Quality and Compliance Associates, LLC based in the Northeast and before that she held a variety of leadership positions at Novartis AG, most recently as the Global Head of External Engagement for Group Quality at Novartis. Vivianne has been a dedicated ISPE member since 1991. She is currently a Director on the ISPE International Board of Directors as well as on ISPE Foundation Board. She is the 2022 Governance Officer for the Foundation, is a member the RQHC North America Regional Focus Group and the co-chair for ISPE’s International’s Women in Pharma Community of Practice. Vivianne holds a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a Masters of Jurisprudence in Pharmaceutical-Medical Device and Healthcare Compliance from Seton Hall Law School, and has completed several business and leadership development programs at Harvard University, Dartmouth University, and at Bürgenstock, Switzerland.

Aaron Bober is the New England Director of Engineering at Integrated Project Services Inc (IPS). He has almost 20 years of experience in engineering design.  Aaron’s current role is providing technical and professional leadership in the design, construction, and qualification of both greenfield and brownfield Pharmaceutical and Biotech manufacturing facilities for all of the engineering staff in the New England region. He has been involved with ISPE for the past 4 years as a member of the Women In Pharma Committee.  Aaron has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.



Luz Frazier Luz Frazier is a highly regarded authority in the field of Early Career Development, Leadership Development, and Leader and Executive Leadership Coaching. With an impressive 20-year tenure as a Senior HR Executive, Luz has consistently achieved significant results, earning her a stellar reputation as a catalyst for optimizing people and culture. Luz holds a degree in business administration and possesses a diverse range of certifications in leader development, team development, and various assessments. Notably, she holds the esteemed designation of Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional and Master Certified Life Coach.




Yolanda McLean is the Senior Director of Quality Control at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. Her passion for helping people led to her 20+ year career in biopharmaceuticals. Yolanda’s current role is providing strategic and technical leadership for the design, implementation, execution, and maintenance of QC systems supporting the development, technology transfer, method implementation, testing, and delivery of RNAi therapeutics. She has been involved with ISPE for the past 2 years as the Co-Chair for ISPE Boston Chapter’s Women In Pharma committee and recently joined the Women In Pharma Steering Committee. Yolanda has a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Studies from Maine Maritime Academy and Strategic Women Leadership certifications from University of California – Berkley and Simmons College.

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