SOURCE Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
Event is part of the PGA TOUR's Women's Initiative, sponsored by Astellas, and is expected to attract more than 200 women
DORAL, Fla. and NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA TOUR and Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), today will feature Ivanka Trump and MSNBC's Contessa Brewer at the Astellas Presents Executive Women's Day, a day-long forum focusing on professional, health-related and personal development discussions, at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship.
Trump, executive vice president of the Trump Organization, will kick off the day by welcoming attendees. The invite-only event offers a breakfast panel, topic-specific breakout sessions, networking opportunities and a keynote speaker. Featured speakers include:
"We thank Astellas for supporting the Cadillac Championship and creating opportunities for personal growth and networking for female professionals in the Miami area," said Eddie Carbone, Executive Director, Cadillac Championship.
Today's event is a component of the PGA TOUR's Women's Initiative, sponsored by Astellas and designed to provide women with information that promotes their overall well-being. Astellas and the PGA TOUR are working together to inform women about important health and wellness issues, encourage discussion on those topics and create opportunities to talk and learn about them.
"Astellas is thrilled to engage women in a meaningful and productive way and contribute to the local community in Miami through today's event," said Pamela Buford, Director, Consumer Marketing at Astellas. "We're committed to creating opportunities like these that empower women both professionally and personally."
Astellas Pharma US, Inc., located in Northbrook, Illinois, is a U.S. affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. Astellas is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products. The organization is committed to becoming a global category leader in focused areas by combining outstanding R&D and marketing capabilities. For more information about Astellas Pharma US, Inc., please visit our website at www.astellas.us.
The Astellas culture and brand is committed to building community, helping others, encouraging integrity and inspiring people to make a difference, today, tomorrow and every day.
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The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and PGA TOUR Canada.
The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to nearly 945 million households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2012, tournaments across all Tours generated more than $122 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR's all-time total of charitable contributions to more than $1.8 billion.
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