Women of Color Wellness Summit *SOLD OUT* | HBA

Women of Color Wellness Summit *SOLD OUT*

Women of Color Wellness Summit
Tuesday, 1 November | 1:00 - 4:30 PM ET
**Sold Out**

Sponsored by:

Back by popular demand, this year’s summit will bring together women of color and advocates to engage in real and healing conversations about experiences in the workplace, strategies for navigating inclusion and belonging in this New Era of Leadership, and renewed commitment to holistic wellbeing (the 4 F’s: Family, Finance, Faith-Mindfulness, and Future).

Schedule (all times in ET)

1:00 – 1:30 PM
Networking and Wellness Fair

To get the day started, we will have opportunities to meet and greet while also perusing resource tables and exhibits from local vendors who will provide information pertaining to holistic well-being for women of color.   

1:30 – 2:00 PM
Welcome and Keynote by Mary Stutts

Our co-chairs, Trudy Bullard and Vinessa Pearson, and sponsors will provide greetings. Then, to ground the day’s conversation, our opening keynote will focus our attention on “refueling” and holistic well-being. 

  • Speaker: Mary Stutts, Chief Global Health Equity and Inclusion Officer, Real Chemistry, and HBA Global Board member

2:00 – 3:15 PM
The Purple Table

Prominent women of color in executive leadership positions will come together at the purple table to engage in hot topic conversations about their experiences in the workplace and their career journeys.   


  • Tamika Jean-Baptiste, VP and Chief Diversity Officer, Amgen

  • Thalia Mingo, Global Lead, Bristol Myers Squibb Network of Women (B-NOW) People and Business Resource Group, Bristol Myers Squibb

  • Karima Sharif, Head of Inclusive Investments and Partnerships Lead, HCP +DTC, Publicis Health Media

  • Tint Tint Yap, VP, US Integration, Separation and Transition, Bayer, and HBA Nominating Committee member

3:15 – 3:30 PM

3:30 – 4:10 PM
Sister Circles

“She is a friend to my mind. She gathers me. The pieces I am, she gathers them and gives them back to me in all the right order. It’s good when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.” – Toni Morrison 
As a follow-up to the Purple Table talk, women of color and allies will connect in smaller circles to continue conversations about opportunities and challenges women of color are facing in this New Era of Leadership and how they can make holistic well-being a priority so they are equipped to navigate what lies ahead. 

4:10 – 4:30 PM
Closing Inspiration by Wendy Bartie

To conclude the summit and get us geared up for the rest of the 2022 HBA Annual Conference, our closing keynote who will provide an inspirational and affirming reminder that our diverse experiences and backgrounds uniquely equip us with qualities that are of value to businesses in the ecosystem of healthcare and the populations they serve. The speaker will also remind us to make holistic well-being a priority in our daily lives. 

  • Speaker: Wendy Bartie, SVP, Chief of Staff to the CEO , Bristol Myers Squibb

The HBA would like to thank our Women of Color affinity group sponsor:


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