HBA Global presents

2020 HBA Woman of the Year

Date and time
Wednesday, 29 April
10:00AM - 02:00PM EST
New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 United States

Event Contact
HBA Customer Support
973-575-0606 ext. 4

Take Broadway by storm at the 31st annual HBA Woman of the Year on 29 April among a veritable who’s who in the healthcare and life science industry. Celebrate excellence in leadership and the relentless pursuit of gender parity exhibited by our honorees:

2020 HBA Woman of the Year                                                                 

Dr. Sandra Horning, former chief medical officer and head of global product development, Genentech and Roche

2020 HBA Honorable Mentor  

Dr. Rod MacKenzie, chief development officer and EVP, Pfizer 

2020 HBA STAR (Strategic Transformation Achievement Recognition)

Susan Torroella, chief operations officer, ArmadaHealth 

We will also recognize over 100 Rising Stars and Luminaries for their outstanding performance, leadership and contributions to the industry. Convene with other senior leaders across the industry, celebrate the achievements of those being recognized and take pause to laud the progress toward gender parity that is made by fostering relationships within the greater HBA network.

Seating areas – View the floor plan here.

Preferred elite: Guests purchasing in this tier will be placed at tables in the center section of the Broadway Ballroom. 

Elite: Guests purchasing in this tier will be placed at tables on the sides of the Broadway Ballroom. Note: tables in this section may have an obstructive view of the stage.

Registration information - All Tables are sold out. Individual seats remain. 

To purchase an individual seat, click the 'Register Now' button below and follow the instructions.

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Indicate your seating preference in one of the following specialized areas: advertising/marketing, clinical development, consulting, entrepreneurs, finance, IT, sales, or sciences or indicate if you have no preference. If you would like to sit with a specific person/company, please let us know. We will accommodate all requests to the best of our ability, but cannot guarantee.


For registration assistance, contact us at or 973-575-0606, ext 4.


Confirmed registrations may cancel and receive a full refund (minus $150 USD administrative fee) until 1 April 2020. A completed cancellation form must be received in writing via email to no later than 1 April 2020. Registrants who do not cancel by 1 April 2020 and do not attend will be responsible for the full registration fee.


Confirmed registrations may substitute their registration by 8 April 2020. A completed substitution form must be received via email to no later than 8 April 2020. After 8 April 2020, all registration substitutions must be made on-site at the HBA Woman of the Year registration desk.

Please note, once you have purchased your table please assign each seat to your guests. Please be sure to assign your seats by the deadline of Friday, 10 April 2020.

Registration information

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