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 of women in the healthcare industry through education, recognition, networking, and mentoring, and access to research or services for career advancement.
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 Partner Activities
The HBA Boston chapter hosted a meet-up at the BIO meeting in June for informal networking with current and prospective members; exchangeof industry and career information and further the advancement and impact of women in healthcare.
Brand Power Partners
The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is working with Brand Power Partners - a marketing consulting firm with expertise in strategy, brand positioning, portfolio management, marketing planning and advertising development – to enhance the positioning of HBA. Our objectives are to: convey the most motivating values and benefits in a succinct, meaningful and memorable way, to serve as the foundation for all messaging; and, develop a brand architecture with value propositions specific to each key target – individual members and corporate partners – that support the HBA umbrella brand. For more information about Brand Power, contact the partners: Maria Puoti or Bonni Theriault.
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.
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 creatds an opportunity for the current 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 will be piloted in cooperation with the HBA Greater Philadelphia and San Francisco Bay Area chapters. The results of this class project was be presented at the 2011 HBA Leadership Conference.
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.
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 raised over $14,000 for the American Heart Association’s (AHA) New York Chapter.