Movers & Shakers

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Meetings Coordinator, American Society of Hematology

Having to change one’s career is always an exercise in stress, but for Jackie Wright, becoming a meeting planner was a study in the power of networking and leveraging the unexpected. Now a meetings coordinator for Washington, D.C.’s American Society of Hematology (ASH), Wright found herself looking for a new employment opportunity after being laid off following a reorganization at the accounting firm where she worked as a... Read More


Laila Ea, CMP HMCC

Laila Ea, CMP HMCC

Founder & CEO, SOSI and President, MPI PHL

Laila Ea, CMP HMCC, founder of the SOSI, has been named president of the Philadelphia chapter of MPI.... Read More


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