6 May 2021
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
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2021 HBA Woman of the Year

Celebrate the extraordinary wins of the industry and revel in individual triumphs at the 2021 HBA Woman of the Year on 6 May. 

Join the HBA as we:

  • Commemorate the achievements of Woman of the Year Dr. Sandra Horning, former chief medical officer and head of global product development, Genentech and Roche, and learn about her incredible journey.
  • Toast to the 20th anniversary of the Honorable Mentor award as we honor Rod MacKenzie, PhD, chief development officer and EVP, Pfizer.
  • Extol the outstanding impact and transformation of our STAR Susan Torroella, chief operations officer, ArmadaHealth.

We will also recognize over 150 Rising Stars and Luminaries for their outstanding performance, leadership and contributions to our industry. View the full schedule.

  • Embrace the limitless potential of a virtual experience.
  • Engage in greater opportunities to enrich your network and inspire others.
  • Immerse yourself in energizing relationship-building experiences unique to the HBA.

  • Be energized to achieve your goals and activate your vision by joining us 6 May.


    Tickets are non-refundable; however, substitutions will be accepted up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event. Refer to Substitution Policy for further information.


    Confirmed registrations may substitute their registration by 3 May 2021. A completed substitution form must be received via email to hba@hbanet.org no later than 3 May. After 3 May, substitutions will not be accepted.

    Thank you to our event sponsors




Members receive up to 50 percent discount

Event Policies

Photography Policy
By registering for this event, you acknowledge that you may be photographed, videotaped, and/or audio-taped during the meeting and hereby give permission for your image, voice, or survey comments to be used in education, training, promotion, and/or trade and communications media by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association in any and all media throughout the world, without restriction as to frequency or duration of usage.

COVID-19 Policy
The HBA requires that all persons who participate in in-person events do so at their own risk and that each participant agrees to the following agreement before taking part in the activity and urges all participants to act in such a manner as to protect their own safety and the safety of others.

By registering for this event, I fully understand that my participation in the program is purely voluntary. I desire to participate and agree to act reasonably and prudently under the circumstances. I further understand that any HBA volunteers participating in the activity will act individually and will not represent the HBA. As a condition to my participation the activity, I waive and release the HBA and their officers, employees, and agents from any claim that I may have for any damage to property or injury to my person that may result in whole or in part from my participation.

Special Needs Policy
The HBA will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with special needs can enjoy all of its programs. Contact us if you require special accommodations for this event.