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Parexel Member Spotlight

AN INTERVIEW WITH GREG RUSH, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, PAREXEL & AIDA SABO, VICE PRESIDENT, DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION, PAREXEL Why was it critical for your organization to be involved in the Gender Parity Collaborative? AIDA: It’s important for us to be part of the Gender Parity Collaborative for various reasons. First, we can learn best […]

Real Chemistry Member Spotlight: Marcia Windross

AN INTERVIEW WITH MARCIA WINDROSS, HEAD OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION, REAL CHEMISTRY How have you benefited professionally from participating in this consortium? As a newcomer to the industry, participating in the Collaborative has given me deeper insights into the DE&I space within the healthcare/pharma industries. It has been helpful to learn what other companies […]

Press Release: Gender Parity Collaborative Sustains Success Closing Gender Gap Reveals Latest McKinsey Data

Fairfield, NJ, 15 July, 2021 – The Gender Parity Collaborative, an award-winning consortium within the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) founded with the singular goal of closing the gender gap in the healthcare and life-sciences industry, announced groundbreaking progress toward gender parity and equity from a recent update of the Women in the Workplace study issued […]

Honoring Black History Month

The HBA is proud to showcase our Gender Parity Collaborative member companies hosting activities to recognize Black History Month. We celebrate their dedicated commitment to dismantling obstacles to parity and equity in the workplace. In sharing this roster of activities and events, the HBA is spotlighting opportunities that can serve as future best practices for […]

Female Workforce Fares Better Working for Committed Equity Advocates in Pharma

Female Workforce Fares Better Working for Committed Equity Advocates in PharmaData Show Support for Women in the Industry FAIRFIELD, NJ  (10 December, 2020) – Despite discouraging news on how workplace equity is not accelerating and in some cases even regressing due to the pandemic, recent positive survey data reveal that women working for the pharmaceutical […]

HBA’s Gender Parity Collaborative Garners Top Association Award

The Gender Parity Collaborative will be awarded with a 2020 Power of A Summit award by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) on 30 September. The prestigious honor recognizes the Gender Parity Collaborative for advancing systemic diversity, equity and inclusion progress in the workplace. ASAE’s Power of A (association) Awards, the industry’s highest honor, […]

Genentech Member Spotlight

AN INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN WITT, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS, GENENTECH Why was it critical for your organization to be involved in the Gender Parity Collaborative? Many of Genentech’s earliest gender diversity efforts were shaped by HBA’s inaugural EDGE Leadership study, and a decade later we’ve seen firsthand the dramatic impact gender diversity can […]

Cardinal Health Member Spotlight

AN INTERVIEW WITH DEVRAY KIRKLAND, CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER, VP, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION, CARDINAL HEALTH Why was it critical for your organization to be involved in the Gender Parity Collaborative? As an organization led by our CEO Mike Kaufmann, we have been on the gender parity journey for quite some time now. We understand that without […]

GSK Member Spotlight

AN INTERVIEW WITH SHERI MULLEN, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, U.S. SPECIALTY PHARMACEUTICALS As the first industry consortium working to accelerate systemic change, what will lead the Collaborative to measurable positive outcomes? The accountability factor of the Collaborative is very important. While sharing key data and best practices is important, it takes holding hands across the industry […]

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