The EuroVoice features the latest news from the European Chapter, including a letter from the chapter president and interviews with industry leaders.

The HBA is mourning the tragic loss of Alison Otstot, PhD, our director of information technology, who passed away in early hours of October 11. An HBA member since 2005, Alison was a founding member of the RTP chapter of the HBA and served as their chapter president in 2008.

The HBA has a volunteer team - DART (Data Analysis and Reporting Tool) - that is in full force to develop tools to improve our understanding of HBA members so that we may better serve you. This information has many benefits - to help your chapter better plan programs to meet your needs; to support companies to understand how they can better support their employees; and to help the HBA tailor new products and services.

The HBA Greater Philadelphia congratulated Jenny Teal, CRM & CLP Leader, AstraZeneca, as its 1,000th member on Thursday, September 16 at its September program, “Working with Women: Research-based Survival Techniques,” hosted by Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. in Horsham, PA.

What an inspiring way to start your day on September 30th - breakfast with leaders in the dynamic Biotech Bay! Our esteemed panel of experts shared the challenges they have faced and overcome to be successful in today’s healthcare industry.

The HBA announced today that it anticipates record-breaking attendance at its 2010 Leadership Conference, October 27-29, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel. Close to 1,000 healthcare leaders from North America and Europe are expected to converge in Philadelphia at the end of this month for one of the premier leadership conferences for healthcare professionals.

Now is the perfect time to get more involved in the HBA. The HBA Boston Chapter's committees offer a wide array of opportunities that focus on many interest areas. Review the many volunteer opportunities available and decide which one is right for you!

Within just four years since its inception, the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter (HBA GP) now has 1,000 professionals from the local healthcare industry as members.

Annual award recognizes efforts to strengthen the “Advancement, Commitment and Engagement” of women’s careers in healthcare industry

In response to the needs of HBA members in transition, we are pleased to announce a new hardship assistance grant. This one-time grant significantly reduces the membership renewal rate for an individual who has been part of HBA for at least two consecutive years and is currently in need of financial assistance due to involuntary unemployment.