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Executive from Catalyst will Present - Making Mentoring Work for You - at Pfizer September 16


FAIRFIELD, NJ—August 24, 2010—The Metro Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) will be holding an executive presentation on the evening of September 16, 2010, on a topic key to women in healthcare--Making Mentoring Work for You. Pfizer will be hosting the event at their New York City headquarters.

Julie S. Nugent, senior director of research and co-author of Catalyst’s 2010 landmark report, Making Mentoring Work, will speak on the strategic value of mentoring. Drawing from Catalyst’s work helping Fortune 500 companies and other organizations build inclusive workplaces and expand opportunities for women, Ms. Nugent will discuss the role and value of mentoring in career development and its importance as a tool for professional growth and leadership development. All attendees at this event will be provided a complimentary copy of Catalyst’s proprietary tool, Sample Mentor and Mentee Career Development Action Plan.

“Mentoring is a critical component of every successful career,” stated HBA Metro Chapter President, Julie Kelly. “The HBA Metro Chapter is fortunate to have Pfizer to support this high quality program to enhance the professional development of our members.”

This event is being presented live as well as simulcast via webinar and is open to both members and nonmembers of the HBA. Registration is open at for live attendance and at for webinar attendance.


About The HBA
The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is in its fourth decade as a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of women in healthcare worldwide. With 15 chapters and affiliates throughout the U.S. and in Europe, the HBA is headquartered in New Jersey with offices in Philadelphia and Research Triangle Park. The HBA provides educational opportunities for women and men to develop cutting-edge healthcare industry knowledge and leadership skills; recognizes outstanding women and men in the industry; provides opportunities for networking; creates greater visibility for women in the industry; fosters mentoring relationships and serves as a conduit and sponsor for research on career advancement issues. The HBA has over 5,700 individual members and well over 100 Corporate Partners. It is widely recognized as the catalyst for leadership development of women in healthcare worldwide and was named by Leadership Excellence as having one of the top 100 Leadership Development programs in North America for the last three years.

About The HBA Metro Chapter
The HBA Metro Chapter serves the needs of the Metro area, including New Jersey, New York and Connecticut and is the largest of the HBA Chapters with over 1,400 members. The HBA Metro Chapter provides a wide variety of offerings including Affinity group programs, CONNECTIONS networking events, educational evening programs, Executive Women’s programs, mentoring programs and volunteer opportunities.



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