Honoring powerful women

IB recently celebrated five forward-thinking women who have had a significant impact on their industries, whether locally, regionally, nationally, or globally. The fourth annual Women of Industry awards luncheon took place on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Best Western Premier Park Hotel. The following women were honored at this year’s program: Christine Beatty, senior center and senior services director, Madison Senior Center (Legacy Award Winner); Teri Bruns, vice president of global partner solutions, VMware; Karen DeSanto, executive director, Boys & Girls Club of West Central Wisconsin; Deborah J. Gilpin, president and CEO, Madison Children’s Museum; and Lisa Johnson, CEO, BioForward Wisconsin. (For information on getting your event featured in the IB Gallery, email jason@ibmadison.com.)