Vetting Criteria

  • We are interested in a broad diversity of candidates and encourage nominations that demonstrate a variety of profiles, e.g. geography, industry, company size, functional area.
  • Letters of support should be testimonials from multiple people at different levels of the organization – direct reports, colleagues, senior corporate leaders as well as other leaders in the industry - detailing the impact she’s had on them, the organization, and the healthcare industry.
  • Nomination should address how the candidate meets these five criteria (500 word count limit):
    • leadership attributes
    • mentoring and sponsorship of other women
    • inspirational persona
    • effective speaking ability leveraging storytelling and thought leadership
    • track record as a supporter of the HBA’s core purpose to further the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare


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