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ACE Awards Show

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 HBA ACE Award Show!

2021 HBA ACE Awards Show
10 November – 11:30 AM ET


You ask. We deliver.

Following the ACE Awards Show format so well-received last year, we are doing it again!

With gender inequality a continued area of focus for corporations and workplaces around the globe, the HBA is proud to recognize Merck & Co., Inc., and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., for exemplary workplace initiatives working to close the gender gap in the healthcare and life science industries.

Join the United Force for Change community to celebrate these award-winning initiatives that have had a significant impact supporting and advancing women in our workforce.

And….take advantage of the opportunity to interact LIVE with the leaders responsible for these exemplary women’s networks.

Agenda: (All times in ET)

11:30 AM - Celebration Begins

HBA CEO Susan O’ Connor
Introduces Winning Initiatives

Hear from Merck

Celeste Warren
, VP, Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence

Jada P. Quann
, Director, External Manufacturing, Women’s Network Co-Lead

Dr. Ulrike Thull
, Commercial Lead, Immunology Mid Europe, Women's Network Co-Lead

Hear from Otsuka

Kabir Nath
, President and CEO, North America Pharmaceuticals

Desiree Priestley
, Senior Director, Patient Experience and Operations, CNS

Theresa Britt
, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales Operations

12:00 PM - LIVE Continue The Conversation Breakout Sessions

Moderated by HBA Board Members

Zoe Healey
, Global Strategy Director, Concentric Health Experience

Julie Ross, President, Advanced Clinical

1:00 PM - Program Concludes


Thank you to our exclusive HBA ACE Award Show sponsor!