Honorable Mentor

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) 2017 Honorable Mentor will be formally recognized at the 28th annual HBA Woman of the Year (WOTY) event in New York City, on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Nearly 2,500 leaders across the industry celebrated all of this year's honorees during the WOTY event that includes an inspiring luncheon program and innovative networking opportunities. Also lauded will be a Woman of the Year, the HBA STAR, as well as Rising Stars and Luminaries.

Created in 2001, the Honorable Mentor award recognizes one individual each year who demonstrates long-term support for the advancement of women in the healthcare industry, has a personal dedication to developing, mentoring and promoting women in the industry, and who has been supportive of the HBA’s goals.

Some best practices regarding submission of your Honorable Mentor nomination:

One or several people may serve as a committee to champion the process to complete the information sheet and collect testimonials from individual direct reports, colleagues, peers and other senior leaders who currently or previously have an established relationship with the Honorable Mentor nominee. There is no right or wrong length or format of the submission beyond the need to tackle the following areas of focus for the nominating committee’s evaluation of the nominee.

Testimonials should address how the Honorable Mentor nominee has demonstrated:

-  personal dedication to developing, mentoring and sponsoring women in the industry
-  strong, committed advocate for current and future women leaders
-  recognized gender ally, dedicated to maximizing female talent in their organization
-  strong supporter of HBA’s core purpose to further the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare

Completed information sheet and supporting testimonials should be submitted together by one individual serving as the key contact to woty@hbanet.org. The HBA will be in touch with the key contact during the election process so please provide the key contact and nominator contact information on the information sheet.

If you have questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Marianne Fray.