Breaking Barriers - International Women's Day 2024 - Celegence

International Women’s Day 2024

As the world comes together to celebrate International Women’s Day, it is a time to recognize and honor the remarkable achievements of women leaders across all industries. This year, we shine a spotlight on one of our own, a trailblazing minority woman CEO whose vision, courage, and resilience have inspired countless individuals through her leadership.

Sonia Veluchamy’s Leadership Journey

At the helm of Celegence, a certified Minority Business Enterprise, Sonia Veluchamy stands as a beacon of empowerment, breaking barriers with her unwavering determination and commitment to excellence. As a woman belonging to a minority community, Sonia has navigated challenges and overcome obstacles, proving that with perseverance and passion, anything is possible.

Sonia Veluchamy’s journey to leadership is marked by a series of groundbreaking achievements. Under her guidance, Celegence has not only thrived in the competitive landscape but has also pioneered innovative approaches to solving complex business challenges in the life sciences industry. Through her strategic vision and inclusive leadership style, Sonia has fostered a culture of collaboration and empowerment within her organization, driving both business growth, social impact, and equality – with over 50% female employees at Celegence.

Sonia Veluchamy CEO Celegence - International Women's

Dedication to Education and Mentorship

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Sonia Veluchamy is deeply committed to empowering youth. She was a founding mentor and leader of Launch U, a transformative college and career prep mentoring program, where Sonia played a pivotal role in the guidance of over 1,400 high-achieving yet underserved Chicago high school students, towards achieving their post-secondary goals. Sonia’s dedication to education and mentorship reflects her belief in the power of knowledge and opportunity to transform lives and communities.

Sonia’s commitment to excellence extends to her involvement in esteemed organizations such as the Young Presidents Organization/Chicago Chapter since 2013 and membership in the Economic Club of Chicago, where she continues to contribute her expertise and leadership. Through her active engagement in these forums, Sonia not only represents the voice of minority women in leadership but also advocates for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in corporate boardrooms and decision-making processes.

Empowering the Next Generation on International Women’s Day

By sharing her story, Sonia empowers the next generation of female leaders to dream big, aim high, and never settle for less than they deserve. As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let us not only honor the achievements of women like Sonia Veluchamy but also recognize the work that still lies ahead. Let us continue dismantling barriers to equality, and create a world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.

Make Sure You’re EU IVDR Compliant

The checklist highlights all of the documentation that you will need in place for certification of your IVD device and will serve as a guide to help you achieve ongoing compliance. In conjunction with this checklist, we are also able to provide you with bespoke strategies to bring your business up to speed. We are currently working with businesses from the United States, India, and throughout Europe to ensure that they are ready for the deadline in May of 2022.