Woman of the Year event

Woman of the Year Event

Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Woman of the Year (WOTY) event


Woman of the Year LuncheonRegister now. This link allows you to register yourself as an individual as well as to purchase full tables.


The HBA’s silver anniversary WOTY event will be held May 1, 2014 to celebrate the achievements of remarkable leaders in healthcare from across the industry. The HBA will honor Shideh Sedgh Bina, founding partner of Insigniam and editor in chief of Insigniam Quarterly; Annalisa Jenkins, MBBS, MRCP, executive vice president and head of global research and development for Merck Serono; and Patricia A. Maryland, DrPH, president of healthcare operations and chief operating officer of Ascension Health as Women of the Year in 2014 to celebrate the silver anniversary of this honor. #WOTY25

The refashioned WOTY event will also laud our Honorable Mentor Brian Goff, head of global hemophilia organization at Baxter International Inc, our 2014 HBA STAR Ilyssa Levins, president of the Center for Communication Compliance and founder and co-chair of the DIA-HBA Leadership Project, the 2014 Rising Stars and 25 HBA Luminaries.

Late breaking news:
Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson CEO and chairman, and 2009 HBA Honorable Mentor, will moderate a panel discussion with the HBA’s three 2014 Women of the Year at the Woman of the Year event.





Schedule of events - Thursday, May 1
10:00 - 11:45 AM - Welcome Reception, Americas Hall, 3rd floor
11:45 AM - Doors open for Woman of the Year event, Grand Ballroom, 3rd floor
12:00 - 2:00 PM - Woman of the Year event, Grand Ballroom, 3rd floor (prompt 12:00 PM start)
2:00 - 3:30 PM Closing Celebration Reception, Americas Hall, 3rd floor

All events will take place at the New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY  10019)

Please read this blog post by Rob Wright, editor of HBA media partner Life Science Leader on why you should attend WOTY 2014 and from 2011 Lessons Learned from attending the WOTY event.

Click here to learn of the sponsorship opportunities for our 25th anniversary WOTY.

Download the sponsorship reservation form PDF

The HBA would like to thank our 2013 WOTY sponsors.


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Sponsor the HBA

Click the link below to download a comprehensive guide outlining the numerous opportunities sponsorships, at all price points, from $2,500 to $75,000. Sponsors gain premium exposure with industry leaders and participants and facilitate long-term relationships with HBA members at value rates. Sponsorship ensures your organization gets targeted exposure and participant attention.

View the 2013 HBA Sponsorship BrochurePDF


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