18+ Breakout Sessions | HBA

18+ Breakout Sessions

Seize this moment to activate strategies for growth and advancement in an evolving workplace. Gain skills to advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and position yourself to achieve measurable results.  

More breakouts to be announced!



Rethinking Healthcare Leadership in the 21st Century: Navigating Needs Across the Generational Divide


Jen McDowell, JD, Founder, (Re)Connect Consulting, LLC

Brooke Griffin, PharmD, BCACP, Professor and Vice Chair, Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Step Forward to Step Out

Anita Burrell, Principal, Anita Burrell Consulting, LLC



Advancing Women’s Health Equity: Taking Diversity & Inclusion to the Next Level

Stephanie Sassman, Executive Director, Portfolio Leader, Women's Health, Roche

Nicole Richie, Global Head, Health Equity and Population Science, Roche

Building a New Table, Together: TiER1’s IDEA Journey to Deepen An Inclusive Culture

Victoria Rodgers, DEI Strategy Director, TiER1 Performance

Rachel Brecht, Director, Organizational Development, TiER1 Performance


Grit, Grace, and Gravitas: The Three Keys to Transforming Leadership, Presence, and Impact

Jane Firth, MSOD, Founder and CEO, Firth Leadership Partners, LLC

Andrea Zintz, President, Strategic Leadership Resources LLC

Own Your Journey: Equipping Women with the Skills to Forge Ahead

Stacy Wood, Founder and Certified Coach, Through the Woods Consulting

Playing Power Games: Surviving and Thriving in Organizations

Alanna Munoz, Principal, Metaplan

Melanie Blake, Consultant, Metaplan

Choose a learning experience that will be relevant and meaningful to you regardless of where you are in your career journey. The conference's three learning levels will offer a guide to ensure the sessions you select meet your needs and expectations.

  1. Foundational – Appropriate for leaders with limited experience or competency in the subject who are seeking an introductory understanding of the content area.
  2. Applied – Appropriate for leaders with some experience or competency in the subject who are seeking to build on, apply, or enhance existing knowledge using content in practical applications to master concepts.
  3. Strategic – Appropriate for leaders with substantial experience and competency in the subject who are seeking the most up-to-date information to heighten expertise.

Expand your learning beyond the conference!

Attendees have three-month access to session recordings to re-watch those that inspired you and catch up on the ones you missed!

  •  Activate strategies that enhance your presence, visibility, and performance in an evolving workplace.
  •  Expand preconceived understandings of mentoring and allyship to advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Position yourself to achieve measurable results by creating an action plan that applies insights from best and promising practices.