November Section Meeting - Women in Quality: Building a Quality Culture

When:  Nov 15, 2023 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Philadelphia Section

Join Philadelphia ASQ for our annual Women in Quality event, Building a Quality Culture, featuring the expertise of Divya Gowdar, CEO NubGenix, and Marnie Smith, Sr. Director of Quality at Network Partners. There will be plenty of time to enjoy dinner and network.

Registration fee is $30, students $20. Dinner is included (vegan option available). There is plenty of free parking at the mall.

Space is limited to 40 people, so if you're interested, don't wait to register.

No refunds will be granted after November 10th at noon since that is when we need to give a final headcount to D&B.

We hope to see you there!


Divya Gowdar, CEO NubGenix

An experienced Quality and Regulatory Professional, Divya has worked across multiple product portfolios in both large and small Medical Devices and Combination Product Organizations. She offers a proven track record of achievement and successful contribution in the quality management system, end-to-end product development lifecycle, risk and process management, regulatory compliance, and manufacturing operations in compliance with US FDA and other international regulations.

Divya strongly believes in making a difference in the quality of patients’ lives which inspired her to establish NubGenix. NubGenix is a quality and regulatory consulting firm, providing services related to design and implementation of Quality Management System (QMS), establishing regulatory and quality strategies for product launch, streamlining process workflows, audit services and much more.  She is passionate to work with her clients in identifying challenges, recommending cost-effective solutions and working towards successful outcome in a timely manner. 

Marnie Smith, Sr. Director of Quality, Network Partners

Marnie is the Senior Director of Quality and Network Partners. In her role, she leads the Quality team and brings to Network Partners over 15 years of medical device experience. Marnie has experience in sustaining design, project management, supplier quality, quality management systems, CAPA, audit management, design controls, complaint handling, recalls, and manufacturing impacts on quality in a variety of class II electromechanical devices. She has her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and has worked with companies such as GE Healthcare, Medtronic and LivaNova in a variety of progressive quality leadership roles. Marnie's extensive background provides support and leadership to all of Network Partners and it’s Quality Leadership program.



Dave & Buster's Restaurant
Plymouth Meeting Mall
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Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462