For the members’ benefit, the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association has established relationships with leading organizations that support the HBA’s mission: to further the advancement and impact of women in healthcare worldwide. The value of relationships with our alliance partners is significant and includes joint programs, reciprocal advertising, and discounts to events.
For those interested in participating in these cooperative opportunities, please contact the HBA director at large for alliances at Info@HBAnet.org.
HBA Alliance Partners
American Heart Association Inc.
American Heart Association, Inc. (AHA) and the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association are working together to advance mutual goals. The HBA Metro Chapter’s second annual charity golf outing in 2011 raised over $14,000 for the American Heart Association’s (AHA) New York Chapter.
The HBA has held Meetups at BIO meetings for informal networking with current and prospective members; exchange of industry and career information and to further the advancement and impact of women in healthcare.. The HBA Chicago chapter hosted in 2013, and the Boston chapter hostied in 2012, In 2013 the HBA RTP chapter hosted a joint meeting with Women in BIO.
The HBA launched a new leadership initiative for women in regulatory, medical, legal and compliance, in collaboration with the Drug Information Association (DIA). The inaugural event took place on June 26th in Philadelphia at the 2012 DIA Annual Meeting. There are many opportunities to participate in this initiative even if you are not attending the DIA. View the webpage for more details.
Dress for Success
The mission of Dress for Success (DFS) is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since 1997, Dress for Success has served more than 550,000 women around the world.
Starting in 2011, several HBA chapters have supported Dress for Success via chapter events. The HBA and DFS collaborated on a 2011 Rising Star class project. This project creates an opportunity for the year's class of Rising Star’s to engage, interact and network with one another and their respective chapter, while giving back to their community, creating a legacy they can call their own. This was executed in cooperation with the HBA Greater Philadelphia and San Francisco Bay Area chapters. The results of this class project were presented at the 2011 HBA Leadership Conference. THe HBA Metro chapter, and the HBA San Francisco chapter have supported Dress for Success in their communities.
The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since 1997, Dress for Success has served more than 550,000 women around the world. To meet the need for services that would help women both find and keep jobs, Dress for Success established the Professional Women's Group (PWG) program, which offers women ongoing support as they successfully transition into the workforce, build thriving careers and prosper in the mainstream workplace. Once a woman joins the PWG she is a member for life, able to attend meetings at any affiliate throughout the world and can benefit from additional employment retention and mentoring programs. Dress for Success also has developed Career Center, an initiative that promotes confidence and professionalism by providing women career guidance, the chance to acquire technology skills and assistance in their job searches.