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2010 was an exciting year including six core events, the implementation of the incredibly successfully mentor program, our first Women In Science (WIS) event, the Executive Women’s breakfast, and two exclusive member only programs.

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter has announced its 2011 board of directors. With more than 1,000 members, HBA GP was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the top 25 business networking groups in the area, and received the HBA Chapter Excellence Award for membership recruitment and retention, as well as programming innovation and attendance.

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Indiana Chapter recently named its 2011 board of directors to serve this growing organization.

In an ongoing effort to show the appreciation for the extraordinary efforts of the Boston Chapter’s volunteer leaders, they have instituted the volunteer award. Here are the latest award winners.

The HBA Chicago Chapter gladly recognized Kim Wilber for her recent volunteer work on the chapter’s marketing committee.  As a member of the committee Kim helped to develop, analyze and present the recent membership survey.

In October, the HBA Chicago Chapter engaged the services of APEX, a meeting management and special events company. This reflects the chapter’s growth to a new level of size and sophistication.

In September 2010 the HBA Chicago Chapter recognized Jean Conaway as volunteer of the month. Jean is an associate director in the dyslipidemia global pharmaceutical regulatory group at Abbott.

The European Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is honored and proud to announce the winners of this year’s edition of the EuroExcellence Award.

More than 900 women and men immersed themselves in leadership at the 2010 HBA Leadership Conference. Often we attend a conference, take notes, and make ourselves promises only to return to work, swiftly file it all and go back to business as usual. The 2010 conference team sought to change this paradigm.

What an important and relevant program - focusing on what we all do both professionally and personally everyday - communicate. Mark Perkins, PhD enlightened, entertained and energized the room with his insightful and thought provoking presentation.