A healthy mentoring relationship provides growth opportunities for both mentor and protégé—with the added bonus of enhancing on-the job performance for the employer. Enhance your professional success through the power of the HBA network! Join us as we further the development of HBA members, and of our industry as a whole, by advancing the presence and influence of women in all sectors of healthcare including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.


Mentors have career and/or professional experience and a willingness to listen and participate in a group discussion. Mentors play facilitator roles by providing guidance, offering feedback, and helping others gain insights to further advance their careers.

Examples of mentors from the past programs include:

  • president of a consulting firm
  • vice president of marketing
  • executive director of therapeutic area research
  • director of commercial product management
  • patent attorney


Mentees have a career and/or professional development goal, or a readiness to work with a mentor to clarify their goal. It is important to keep in mind that this is not a formal networking setting – mentors will not find participants a job, but they will guide and support you along the way as you strive to attain your goals.

Examples of mentees from past programs include:

  • scientist
  • marketing analyst
  • commercial finance manager
  • project associate
  • corporate communications associate

Learn more about our mentoring programs brought to you by these chapters:

Atlanta Chapter

Boston chapter

Chicago chapter

Europe chapter

Florida chapter

Greater Philadelphia chapter

Indiana chapter

Metro chapter

Mid-Atlantic chapter

Ohio chapter

Research Triangle Park chapter

San Francisco Bay Area chapter

Southern California chapter

St. Louis chapter