FAIRFIELD, N.J., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) invites its Corporate Partners to designate one Rising Star. These Rising Stars are emerging and talented professionals in disciplines across the healthcare and life sciences industry. They are acknowledged by their employers for:
- Significant contributions to their organizations
- Exemplifying true leadership and serving as a role model for others
- Assisting those in subordinate or peer positions
- Dedication to the healthcare industry
Over 100 Rising Stars will be honored at the HBA's 22nd annual Woman of the Year (WOTY) Luncheon on Thursday, May 5, in New York City and simulcast to San Francisco. Awards for Woman of the Year, Honorable Mentor, and Star Volunteer will also be presented at the luncheon. "The 104 women honored this year represent the largest group of Rising Stars in WOTY history and also includes our first Rising Star from Japan," said HBA President Deborah Coogan Seltzer, life sciences practice member at Spencer Stuart. "We're excited that so many talented individuals will be able to reap the benefits of HBA which delivers unparalleled professional advantages to all those active in the association."
Visit http://www.hbanet.org/Awards/Rising-Stars.aspx for a listing, photo and quote from a representative of each company that nominated a Rising Star.
About The HBA
The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA; http://www.hbanet.org) is in its fourth decade as a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of women in healthcare worldwide. With 15 chapters and affiliates throughout the US and in Europe, the HBA is headquartered in New Jersey with offices in Philadelphia and Research Triangle Park. The HBA provides educational opportunities for women and men to develop cutting-edge healthcare industry knowledge and leadership skills; recognizes outstanding women and men in the industry; provides opportunities for networking; creates greater visibility for women in the industry; fosters mentoring relationships and serves as a conduit and sponsor for research on career advancement issues. HBA has over 6,000 individual members and over 120 Corporate Partners.
SOURCE Healthcare Businesswomen's Association