Annual Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference

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Thursday, December 1, 2022
8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET
The Westin Waltham
Waltham, MA 02451

$199   Member Rate
$329   Non-Member Rate
Group discounts of 3 or more are available. Inquire here for more information.

Women Supporting Women: Strength in Community Building

Conference Agenda
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast and Registration 
Vendors: Silver Unicorn Bookstore, Jennifer’s Handmade Soap and Kitchen Sink Candle Co.
9:00 – 9:05 a.m.: Welcome
Valerie Fleishman, SVP and Chief Innovation Officer, MHA
Victoria Warren, Emcee 

9:05 – 10:00 a.m.: Morning Keynote - The Beauty in Breaking
Dr. Michele Harper, Physician/Writer/Speaker, NYTimes Bestselling author
10:00 – 10:20 a.m.: BREAK
Dr. Michele Harper Book Signing
Vendors and Exhibits Open

10:20 – 11:00 a.m.: Session I: Mentor/Mentee Relationships: The Evolving Role of Women Leaders
Moderator: Victoria Warren
Aimee Brewer, president & CEO & Justine Zilliken, Chief Strategy Officer
Sturdy Memorial Hospital 
Christine Schuster, president & CEO & Renee Fosberg, VP & CIO, Emerson Health

11:00 – 11:20 a.m.: BREAK
Vendors and Exhibits Open
11:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Session II: Women’s Health SPOTLIGHT Series, From Corporate Accountant to Mental Health Pioneer
Nieisha Deed, Founder, PureSpark
12:00 – 12:30 p.m.: LUNCH
Vendors and Exhibits Open
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.: Afternoon Keynote - Getting and Keeping Your Seat at the Table
Sheila Ronning, CEO, Women in the Boardroom
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.: Session III: Women in Healthcare Management: Navigating Life and Your Career Journey
[Panel by our Promotional Partner, ACHE]

Moderator: Angelique Kennison, MPH, Director, Regional Clinical Planning, MaineHealth

Joan Clifford, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, CEO of VA Bedford Healthcare System 
Rosemarie Day, President, Day Health Strategies
Petrina Martin, VP of Engagement and External Affairs at Boston Medical Center
Lynnette Watkins, CEO and President of Cooley Dickinson Healthcare-Mass General Brigham Affiliate
Yi Ding Yu, MD, EVP and Chief Medical Officer, Olive AI


2:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks
Vendors and Exhibits close @ 2:30 p.m.


Written cancellations received by November 29, 2022 will be charged a $50 administrative fee. If payment has been received, your registration fee will be refunded minus the $50. Cancellations received after November 29, 2022 will still be charged the full registration fee and if payment has been received, no refunds will be given. To avoid this penalty, you may send a substitute to the program.

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