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December 1, 2023 | 8:00 am 2:30 pm

70 3rd Ave
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451 United States
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(781) 290-5600
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8:00 – 9:00am | Breakfast and Registration

Vendors: Silver Unicorn Bookstore, Jennifer’s Handmade Soap, Kitchen Sink Candle Co.

9:00 – 9:05am | Welcome

Valerie Fleishman, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer,
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

Emcee: Victoria Warren, Media Relations Manager, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

9:05 – 10:00am | Morning Keynote

Dr. Michele Harper, Physician, Writer, Speaker
New York Times Bestselling Author, The Beauty in Breaking

10:00 – 10:20am | Break

Dr. Michele Harper book signing
Vendors and exhibits open

10:20 – 11:00am | Session I: Mentor/Mentee Relationships: The Evolving Role of Women Leaders

Aimee Brewer, President & CEO, Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Justine Zilliken, Chief Strategy Officer, Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Christine Schuster, President & CEO, Emerson Health
Renee Fosberg, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Emerson Health

11:00 – 11:20am | Break

Vendors and exhibits open

11:20am – 12:00pm | Session II: Women’s Health SPOTLIGHT Series

From Corporate Accountant to Mental Health Pioneer
Nieisha Deed, Founder, PureSpark

12:00 – 12:30pm | Lunch

Vendors and exhibits open

12:30 – 1:15pm | Afternoon Keynote

Sheila Ronning, CEO, Women in the Boardroom: Serving on a Corporate Board:
Uncover if It’s for You & Where to Start

1:15 – 2:00pm | Session III: Women in Healthcare Management: Navigating Life and Your Career Journey

Joan Clifford, CEO, VA Bedford Healthcare System
Rosemarie Day, Founder & CEO, Day Health Strategies
Petrina Martin Cherry, VP of Engagement and External Affairs, Boston Medical Center
Dr. Lynnette Watkins, President & CEO, Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Dr. YiDing Yu, Chief Product Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Olive AI

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

2:00pm | Closing Remarks