Summer 2018  |  5 JUST ANNOUNCED… The HBA is proud and honored to share the very recent news that the association, our work advancing gender parity and the new bold brand has been recognized by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with a 2018 Power of A Silver Award. Each year, the Power of A Awards recognize organizations that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world. The Power of A Awards were created to showcase how select associations leverage their unique resources to solve problems, advance industry and professional performance, kick start innovation and improve world conditions. Receiving this award demonstrates that our steadfast commitment to position the HBA as a lead- er on gender parity is getting attention and earning recognition. We are proud that our work has earned the HBA a place alongside other award-winning associations working every day to make a substantial, positive impact in our communities.