2021 LEADherSHIP SUMMIT

April 29-30, 2021
Baltimore, MD

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Top 5 reasons to attend

  1. Hear from healthcare’s leading executives on their professional and personal struggles and how they were able to rise to the top. Ask real questions during our panel and continue the conversation with top level healthcare leaders over our interactive lunch.
  2. Expand your professional community with hundreds of women in the healthcare industry during our dedicated networking and evening gala.
  3. Choose your track of interest, professional development or healthcare education, that meets your career needs and leave with practical and informational take aways to apply to your profession.
  4. Understand how to bring the best value and leadership skills back to your organization from executive coaches and experts.
  5. Celebrate and support your fellow women in the healthcare industry through our awards ceremony and summit programs.

Who Attends

The WIH LeadHERship Summit is geared towards those in administration, operations and facilities and those interested in management and leadership positions in healthcare. Our summit is developed for professional women in the healthcare industry from students to executives interested in professional development, education and the excellence of women in the professional environment.

About

Join Women in Healthcare for the 5th Annual LeadHERship Summit, now bigger than ever. Expand your healthcare community as the WIH New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, DC, and Central Virginia chapters come together for this full day of networking, education, growth and mentorship. This event will feature women from the healthcare industry who have excelled in their careers through adversity and with sponsorship. Thought-provoking panel discussions and break out sessions will allow the audience to look within themselves to be the change that promotes women in leadership and challenges the individual to eliminate boundaries put on their professional growth.

Travel & Accommodations

BWI Airport Marriott

1743 West Nursery Road
Linthicum, MD 21090

Convenient Location with Complimentary Parking and Shuttle Service

The BWI Airport Marriott is less than a mile from the Baltimore-Washington International Airport; less than 3 miles from the BWI Airport Rail Station; 8 miles from downtown Baltimore; 32 miles from downtown Washington DC and easily accessible via I-97 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. The hotel offers free on-site parking as well as complimentary, 24-hour shuttle service to the BWI Airport and Light Rail Station.

Privacy Room for New Mothers

The hotel will offer our guests a private hotel guestroom near the main lobby as an area designated for all-day, accessible use for new mothers.

Accommodations

A discounted hotel block has been reserved at the BWI Airport Marriott for Wednesday, 4/28/21 and Thursday, 4/29/21 at a rate of $149.00 a night. Hotel room rates are per room, per night, based on single or double occupancy and are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check out. 

Pricing

$325

Members Early Bird
(before Dec 2)

$425

Non-Members Early Bird
(before Dec 2)

$399

Members Standard
(after Dec 2)

$499

Non-Members Standard
(after Dec 2)

$75

Student Members

$100

Non-Member Student

$175

Regional Board Attendee Rate

$175

Gala only

Schedule

Day 1

Time Event
7:00-8:30am Breakfast & Networking
8:30-9:45am Opening Remarks & Keynote Speaker
9:45-11:00am Healthcare Professionals Panel w Moderator
11:00-11:45am Q&A
11:45-1:30pm Lunch & Organization Update
12:30-1:45pm Headshots (Optional)
1:45-3:00pm Concurrent Tracks
3:00-4:15pm Concurrent Tracks
4:30pm Dismissal
6:00-9:00pm Gala & Awards

 

Day 2

Time Event
6:00-7:00am Yoga (Open to All Summit Attendees)
8:00-9:00am Breakfast and Mingle (By Invitation or Sponsorship)
9:00-10:00am Introductions (Open to National Board, Industry Council and Advisory Board)
10:00-12:30pm  Round tables Discussions (By Invitation Only)
  Working Lunch 
1:30-3:30pm Report outs (By Invitation Only)
3:30-5:00pm Next steps and closing (By Invitation Only)

 

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Instructor of Management Communication, Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania

Deborah Riegel

Instructor of Management Communication, Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania

Executive Panelist

Chief Strategy Officer, Holy Cross Hospital

Kristin Feliciano

Chief Strategy Officer, Holy Cross Hospital

Breakout Speaker

ICF-Certified Coach, Katherine Spinney Coaching LLC

Katherine Spinney

ICF-Certified Coach, Katherine Spinney Coaching LLC

Executive Panelist

President and Chief Medical Officer, Inova Alexandria Hospital

Rina Bansal

President and Chief Medical Officer, Inova Alexandria Hospital

EXECUTIVE PANELIST

Chief Administrative

Melinda S. Hancock, CPA, FHFMA

Chief Administrative & Financial Officer, VCU Health System

Breakout Speaker

TO BE ANNOUNCED

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Executive Panelist

EVP/COO
Jefferson Health System

Stephanie Conners

EVP/COO Jefferson Health System

EXECUTIVE PANELIST

TO BE ANNOUNCED

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Breakout Speaker

Director, Population Health Innovation and Transformation,
Johns Hopkins HealthCare

Melissa Sherry

Director, Population Health Innovation and Transformation, Johns Hopkins HealthCare

Exhibit or Sponsor

Women in Healthcare’s Regional Summit attracts hundreds of women from Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania as well as across the country. With over 90+ organizations represented the summit brings together perspectives from all companies and systems in healthcare. An attendee mix of women that 63% are Director level and above, these women are leaders in their field, key decision makers and influencers. Sponsors not only gain organization recognition, expand their network, engage with top and engage with top level c suites, but also gain the opportunity of professional development and education.

Conference Committee

Meet the incredible women who make the summit happen. Summit planning takes a team of talented and dedicated women who volunteer their time. 

Summit Chair

Business Development Manager, Bohler

Brooke Eaton

Business Development Manager, Bohler

MD Chapter Volunteer

Business Development Manager, Wohlsen Construction

Danielle Dunlap

Business Development Manager, Wohlsen Construction

DC Summit Volunteer

Vice President, Hammes Company

Aimee Alix Fogarty

Vice President, Hammes Company

Central Virginia Summit Volunteer

Director, Barton Malow

Kristen Costello

Director, Barton Malow

MD Summit Volunteer

Director, Unified Communications, Medstar Health

Kristina Russell

Director, Unified Communications, Medstar Health

DC Summit Volunteer

Principal/Owner, GV Integrated Solutions LLC

Gayathri Vissa

Principal/Owner, GV Integrated Solutions LLC

MD Summit Volunteer

Development Manager, Barton Malow Builders

Jennifer Sproul

Development Manager, Barton Malow Builders

Contact Us

Questions? Contact us at: info@womeninhealthcare.org