Networking. Education. Growth. Mentorship.

The purpose of our organization is to promote the professional development of women in the healthcare industry, to empower one another, support growth and mentorship, and support business through sharing successful techniques, leads, contacts, products and services. Our content is geared towards women in administration, operations and facilities and those who work with them. We provide content that furthers the individuals' knowledge of industry related fields and trends, enhances professional development tools and gives a forum for personal growth.

Mission & Values

Mission:

The purpose of Women in Healthcare is to promote the professional development of women in the healthcare industry through networking, education, and mentorship. Through this community we empower one another, support growth and mentorship, provide education and support business through sharing successful techniques, leads, contacts, products and services.

Values:

Women in Healthcare provides programming needed to grow personally, in your career and in the healthcare community. We focus all the content we provide on the following tracks:

 // Mentorship
 // Education
 // Networking
 // Community
 // Self

We are committed to providing women in the healthcare industry with the community and tools needed to prosper and to allow them to have a seat at the table they want to be seated.

Who we serve:

Women in healthcare gears their content towards women who are interested in a management or leadership track within the healthcare environment. We are diverse mix of individuals varying in experience from students to c-suite.

National Vision:

For women to have a seat at the table where they want to be seated.

JEDI Commitment:

WIH creates a radically inclusive environment by recognizing the uniqueness of our diverse community and providing a forum where women can bring their whole selves; a place where all women feel seen, heard, valued and empowered.

We build meaningful relationships and develop partnerships and allies across the spectrum of healthcare that aligns with our mission and vision.

 

Want to hear more about Women in Healthcare and our mission?

Hear from our Founder, Ashley Schmidt, as she talks about how WIH started and our mission.

(Courtesy of the Women in Healthcare- Florida Chapter event, 2020)

Board Members

  • Stevie Bander

    President

    Senior Director – National Lead Facility Activation and Transition Planning, CBRE Healthcare

  • VACANT

    Treasurer

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  • Brandi Justice

    Secretary

    Chief Executive Officer, Central State Hospital

  • Stephanie Golembeski

    Membership Chair

    Business Development Director, Froehling & Robertson, Inc.

  • Kassi O’Brien

    Sponsorship Chair

    Benefit Consultant, Scott Insurance

  • Alina Suyama

    Programs Chair

    Project Manager, JLL

  • Sarah Kleinhample

    Communications Chair

    Practice Manager II, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

  • Alexandria Ritchie

    Mentorship Chair

    Administrative Intern, VCU Health

  • Katherine Gordon

    Volunteers Chair

    Workplace Specialist, Creative

  • Natalie Barnette

    Volunteers Co-Chair

    Sales Representative, Convergint

  • Aisha DeBerry

    JEDI Chair

    Executive Director of Provider Recruitment, UVA Health