Empowering women in healthcare through career development and networking opportunities
WHCM is the major networking organization in the greater Boston area focused on professional women with careers in all sectors of the healthcare industry.
Discover how WHCM can help your career
We have another exciting fall forum planned! Join us for a buffet dinner, two educational breakout sessions (running concurrently) and a chance to network.
Breakout sessions will be:
(1) The Power of Connection & Communication. The Power of You.
Laura Willis, Brand Strategist / “Core” Counselor, Encore Revolution
Are you ready to take your next step, and want to have a competitive edge? Do you want to do more work that you love, and have more success while doing it? Learn how uncovering your passion and who you are at the core can have a direct impact on getting more of what you want – it’s a combination of art and science. In this interactive session you’ll learn 5 keys to:
• Reignite your passion for your work and life
• Define an authentic personal brand and how it directly impacts your success
• Make a deeper connection with others and why it’s important
• Balance baring who you are with your expertise
• Understand the science behind deep connection
• Begin communicating with confidence and using the power of you!
Learn tips and techniques you can begin to implement right away. Come to be energized and inspired to take control of your success!
About Laura: Ms. Willis is a brand positioning expert and strategist, who has created award winning web and print communications to help local, national and global companies, stand apart from the competition. With over 20 years in advertising agencies and mid to large corporations in the greater Boston area, she brings real-world expertise to her own business, Encore Revolution (www.encorerevolution.com). Laura combines elements of proven brand development techniques with personal growth and awareness work into a unique process which she uses to inspire business professionals through speaking engagements, educational programs and private coaching. She believes that when people align with their deeper purpose and passion and give it an authentic voice, they can make a bigger impact and have greater success.
(2) How to Hire and Be Hired
This session will offer insights into how to find the right candidate, and how to find the right fit in a job where you will be the right candidate.
Busayo Ola Ajayi, MS, SCP, SPHR, Director, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion at Boston Medical Center (BMC)
Busayo Ola Ajayi is a Human Resource professional with over 10 years’ experience. Currently the Director of Talent Acquisition at BMC she oversees an engaging team responsible for all the hiring and onboarding at BMC. She also partners with the Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion at BMC to ensure that the talent acquisition strategies are aligned with ensuring with organization goals. She has a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development from Villanova University and is certified by HRCI and SHRM. She has worked in higher education, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing and vision.
Kaylee Davis, Addison Group
Kaylee Davis is a Business Development Manager for Addison Group Healthcare, providing non-clinical staffing solutions to healthcare organizations around the country. As a member of the New England Division, Kaylee works with clinics and hospitals to provide best-in-class staffing solutions and human capital management consultation. Kaylee is also an accomplished public speaker and networker, serving on the Programming Committee for MGMA as well as an active member in ACHE and Women in Healthcare Management. Kaylee is passionate about improving the operational efficiencies within healthcare and contributing to patient care.
WHCM networking events are opportunities for our members to discuss shared topics of interest and to build relationships. The power of networking cannot be underestimated. It is critical for building and nurturing your professional network. By exchanging ideas and experiences, women can learn to successfully navigate career transitions, leadership roles, and unexpected challenges that are inherently part of the healthcare environment. Women at all stages of their careers can reach a higher level by helping one another advance and learn.
Here’s what members have said about our networking events
Never underestimate the power of relationships with colleagues and peers. New ideas, partnerships, and opportunities all grow through the exciting education and exchange that happens with WHCM.
I would never be where I am today if it was not for the friendships I developed with my WHCM colleagues! It is so important to build and maintain your networks to help you reach your goals. WHCM offers a wide range of networking opportunities and career advice for women at all stages of career development.
My entire career trajectory was shaped by Women in Health Care Management. It is where I learned to speak up and advocate for myself. It was an environment that provided unconditional support and commitment to help each other advance in our respective careers.
October 25, 2017
Our 2017 Fall Forum was a success! More than 70 women enjoyed a buffet dinner and networking for the first half of the night, and then, as is typical for our Fall Forums, we had two breakout sessions based on what our members expressed an interest in learning more about. In the first, Career Strategist, […]
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