Illuminate 2020

The HBA is proud to introduce Illuminate 2020, a bold new signature event inspired by our commitment to recognizing our industry and its amazing leaders as we convene our community virtually during this challenging time. Thanks to our generous sponsors, complimentary registration is available for members and employees of corporate partners.

This two-hour program will include three significant panel discussions featuring conversations with accomplished and inspiring figures in healthcare and the life sciences who will discuss innovation and breakthroughs, agility in action, effective collaboration and game-changing milestones which fuel our pride in our industry.  

Session 1: Breaking Through With Science
Session 2: The Art of Agility
Session 3: Patient Advocacy Innovators

Each panel will include HBA honorees with discussions about how these extraordinary leaders leverage business opportunities and personal experience to accelerate the development and delivery of healthcare globally.

There will be live chat opportunities with select panelists, additional industry leaders and other attendees, as well as access to event sponsors who remain committed to supporting the HBA’s mission of furthering the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare.

Participants will leave informed, enlightened, inspired, more globally connected and proud(er) of our industry and those leading it.

Preliminary Panel Lineup:

  • Deborah Dunsire, CEO, Lundbeck
  • Woman of the Year Dr. Sandra Horning, former chief medical officer and head of global product development, Genentech and Roche
  • Honorable Mentor Dr. Rod MacKenzie, chief development officer and EVP, Pfizer
  • Christi Shaw, CEO, Kite, a Gilead Company
  • STAR Susan Torroella, CEO and president, ArmadaHealth