Mission, Vision, and Core Purpose | HBA

Mission, Vision, and Core Purpose

Core Purpose

To further the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare.


The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is the global leader in gender equity, advancing women into positions of influence and decision-making to improve health equity and outcomes.


The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is a global nonprofit organization comprised of individuals and organizations in healthcare committed to:

  • achieving gender parity in leadership positions
  • providing equitable practices that enable organizations to realize the full potential of women
  • facilitating career and business connections to accelerate advancement

The HBA accomplishes its mission through strong business networks, education and leadership development, and global recognition of outstanding individuals and companies.

Core Values: 

Relevance: Demonstrated by visionary leadership, forward-looking strategy and the perseverance to drive change; evidenced in achievement of measurable progress on gender-parity and member engagement.

Integrity: Demonstrated by honesty, transparency and accountability; evidenced in an earned reputation for professionalism, trustworthiness, and value.

Community: Demonstrated by mutual trust and respect, appreciation of the value of diverse perspectives and the power of inclusion; evidenced in a culture that values relationships and the power of a broad, collaborative business network.

Engagement: Demonstrated by personal involvement, supportive behavior, dedicated volunteers, and a collective commitment to actively helping other women succeed; evidenced in mutual support, active advocacy of a common cause, and personal initiative.

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