Category Archives: HBA
The Healthcare Women’s Business Association by default, has always been an organization that is predominately female based. This organization is about “leadership development of women in healthcare worldwide.” Recently, the HBA has been gaining support from an unlikely source…men. Why are men becoming involved in this organization?
In a recent article in HBAdavantage a few men within HBA’s organization were highlighted and asked why they feel drawn to participate. Miles Printing is proud to say our own Lynn Kendall was one of the men highlighted in the article as well as one of the men participating in the HBA. Lynn feels the HBA has helped him grow professionally. Lynn says, “As I see it, the HBA culture is focused on three things: personal development, professional growth, and community.” Lynn feels like HBA has helped him grow in all three of these areas.
To the men involved in the HBA, it has been about being part of something more than just being in a “women’s organization” They feel welcome. Lynn states, “We are all here for the same reasons and that’s the common bond. I would highly recommend membership to any business professional -regardless of gender.”
HBA Indiana Presents: How Women Should Prepare Themselves for Leadership – October 11, 2011
Jennifer Browning Holmes shares tips and strategies for promoting and cultivating diverse leadership teams to gain the most impact at your organization. Jennifer’s mission is to promote a dialogue and support networking among women, further their career advancement and professional development, and help fuel the continued growth of women’s initiatives.
An open, inclusive, and flexible culture empowers women leaders to take ownership and control of their lives and careers. Women’s initiatives are flourishing as corporations now see the value of supporting them. Such initiatives enable talent-starved companies to enhance recruiting and retain high potential women leaders to build diverse leadership teams. While networking programs help women gain new skills, connections and visibility, strong women’s initiatives should go beyond networking to draw in clients as well. These initiatives should help identify and seek to diminish the barriers that inhibit a culture of inclusion, such as a shortage of role models and mentors. Women’s initiatives should oversee hiring, development and advancement, retention, and culture initiatives throughout any organization.
Each of us has a personal journey that is shaped by our professional choices and life circumstances. It’s a journey unique to each of us, but one that builds character and develops leadership skills that not only helps us persevere during tough times, but find growth and purpose as we continue our life path.
Join us as Sue Anne Gilroy shares her personal journey to innovative leadership discussing what led her down an inspiring path filled with politics, multiple agendas, personal sorrow and fulfillment. This conversation will highlight the importance of finding satisfaction, growth, and purpose in everything you do.
1. Learning to lead with multiple agendas
2. Politics and leadership – strategies to help you play the game and guide you through
3. Leadership and work-life balance – finding satisfaction, growth and purpose
4. Identifying “transferable skills” and translating them into new career paths.