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5th Annual HBA Leadership Conference 1 More than 500 industry leaders representing the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s 10 chapters and three affiliates met in Washington,D.C., for an inspirational two?day conference, featuring a distinguished lineup of speakers and sessions. 2 4 7 1. Intrepid members of the HBA hit the streets on a chilly Washington,D.C.,morning to power walk around the Capitol.2.Women of AnyYear — Sarah Harrison,2003 WOTY,Lynn Gaudioso,1996 WOTY,Dr.Catherine Angell Sohn,2003WOTY,and Meryl Zausner,2007 WOTY, take a moment during the jam?packed two?day event.3.Marilyn Huestis,Ph.D.,was one of the distinguished panelists who shared her insights during one of the four plenary sessions.4.Jeanne Zucker,Cochair,Social Events & Logistics, took the podium on the last day to thank all involved in making the conference a success and to remind attendees to volunteer for next year’s conference to be held in Chicago.5.Rich Kelly of Machine Dreams was one of the 21 exhibitors at this year’s event. 6.Members of the 2008 HBA Board whowere in attendance at the conference gather for the photographer.7.Mary Jane McCarthy,Kelley Hill, and Eve Dryer take a minute to get acquainted.8.One of the16 informative leadership sessions captures attendees’attention.9.Peggy Heller engaged the audience with an inspirational letter to her younger self during the conference’s concluding session. 10. Who says learning can’t be fun? Hats off to the conference organizers. 3 6 9 10 Photography:Travis C.Barnes 5 8 HBA 2007 Leadership Conference 52 F e b r u a r y 2008 PharmaVOICE 0208issue PROOFs 1/24/08 11:45 AM Page 52