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HBA 2012 WOTY talks about finding the leader within

On Tuesday, April 9, the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Southern California chapter hosted an event at Medtronic called Finding the Leader Within featuring Carolyn Buck Luce, HBA’s 2012 Woman of the Year. Carolyn spoke to attendees about ways to accelerate the enormous potential of professional women in the dynamic healthcare environment.

Recently retired from Ernst &Young (E&Y) as a global life sciences leader, Carolyn shared her insights about harnessing ambition, branding yourself and formulating a 10-year plan for your career.

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Ohio chapter IPP Laura M. Murdock Stillion elected treasurer of the OPTN/UNOS


Ohio chapter immediate past president Laura M. Murdock Stillion, director of the comprehensive transplant center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, has been elected treasurer of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) board of directors. She will serve a two-year term beginning in late June 2013.

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2012 mentoring group first hand account

Lillian Swider shares her experiences with the HBA mentoring program.

by Lillian Swider

The 2012 mentoring group to which I was privileged to be a mentor was comprised of smart, vibrant and ambitious women looking to make their mark--wrestling with work/life balance issues, unsupportive leadership, transitioning to new jobs and trying to find a career path that links with their values. Our group had long and mid-term goals, from being elected the Governor of NJ to CEO of a company to being a digital media expert specializing in connecting with consumers.

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Discount for HBA members in transition to attend eyeforpharma

50% registration discount to help our members in transition.

HBA Metro chapter has partnered with eyeforpharma to secure a 50% registration discount to help our members in transition attend the "Make the Customer Centricity Work" Congress to be held in Philadelphia on June 3- 4, 2013. Please contact Cathy Pariser for more details about the hardship policy established. Download the brochure.

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HBA Meetup at BIO International on April 23 in Chicago

The HBA is hosting a Meetup from 5:00-6:30 PM on Tuesday, April 23 during the 2013 BIO International Convention. The meetup will take place in the meetup area, Booth 4800. Come mix and mingle with HBA leaders from all over the US and internationally. Prospective members are encouraged to join to learn more about the many benefits of HBA membership. The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is the premier catalyst for the leadership development of women in healthcare worldwide. Now in its fourth decade, the HBA has more than 6,200 individual members and over 120 corporate partners.

The HBA is hosting a meetup from 5:00-6:30 PM on Tuesday, April 23 during the 2013 BIO International Convention. The meetup will take place in the meetup area, Booth 4800. Come mix and mingle with HBA leaders from all over the US and internationally. Prospective members are encouraged to join to learn more about the many benefits of HBA membership. The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is the premier catalyst for the leadership development of women in healthcare worldwide.

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Lasting impressions

By Wendy Mantel

The email ended, “What do you think?”

This remarkable question had a lot to do with networking and a little to do with expertise.

I met the author last year at an HBA event when she mentioned a business opportunity about which I expressed keen interest. Subsequently, I was invited to meet several senior decision-makers, develop a proposal and move forward with a substantial assignment.

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HBA Ohio chapter seeks member feedback

In an effort to provide our members with the best opportunities for professional development, the HBA Ohio chapter is conducting a member satisfaction survey. Your input can help us determine the types of program and events that would add value to your membership with HBA. It should only take approximately ten minutes to complete the survey.

Click here to take the survey.

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