On 19 June, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics hosted a workshop and networking event for HBA Central New Jersey at its global headquarters in Raritan, NJ. The workshop, “Why You Need a Champion for Career Development: Strategies to Build Sponsorship,” was sponsored by Ortho and Johnson & Johnson. Jennifer Paine, Ortho’s EVP worldwide QRC, and HBA Central New Jersey president, moderated a panel discussion.
The guest speaker was Dawn Adams-Harmon, CEO and founder EBW Healthcare Consultant. Panelists included Adam Dubow, associate general counsel, Bristol-Myers Squibb; Tara Glasgow, VP, R&D Johnson & Johnson; Randi Corlin Roberts, executive coach, Corlin Roberts Coaching; and Andrea Procaccino, VP and chief learning officer, New York Presbyterian.
The discussion focused on a number of key topics:
- What is important in sponsorship and how does it work?
- Strategies to build and ask for what you want in a sponsorship
- Stories of how sponsorship has benefitted others
- Knowing the importance of everyone participating in the sponsorship role