b'in this new era of leadership.In the beginning, there was uncertainty this is for the healthcare heavyweightsnew viruses and old expectations you are boldly taking your placenew problems to solve and using your voices to create changes that will new roads to walk not only impact this momentand new hills to climb but changes that will shift the culture into new ways of interacting something more tendernew deliverables because radical hospitality is a new standardnew benchmarks to hit enrichment leads to empowermentand outdated values about where we stand inclusion is not just talk- its something we back up with actionand then there were women and growing businesses is what happens when who were ready to answer the call you water fertile soilwith new ideas and new approachesonly this time- were taking the spotlight we dont know what frontier is nextand basking in the earned applause but we know it will require leadership unlike gone are the days of our empathy and anything weve seen beforededication being taken for grantedno more will we contribute our labor withoutwe know the world will need our collective powerreceiving any of the credit it will require us to truly work togetheror equitable pay and call on those whos voices we havent heardor even equal consideration to guide us in the right directionthis is a new day whether it be towards global actionwe are reclaiming our time (or to the nearest cheesesteak)and taking back what is rightfully ours well be therearmed with the protection of sisterly lovewe know that authenticity is the most valuableready to take on this new eracurrency we have as a united force for changeand we are generous with our spendingthis is a moment where our input matters as much-Ashlee Haze, as our output Spoken Word Performer,a time for us to lean in to innovation 2022 HBA Annual Conference Openand also lean into rest we need ita time to get curious about what it takes to create meaningful changein our communities and in the worldHEALTHCARE BUSINESSWOMENS ASSOCIATION 373 Route 46 West Bldg. E, Suite 215 | Fairfield, NJ 07004 | Phone: +1 (973) 575-0606 | Fax: +1 (973) 575-1445 | Email: info@hbanet.orgHBA EUROPE OFFICE Avenue des Arts 47, 1000 Brussels, Belgium | Phone: +32 (0)2 320 25 03 | Email: HBAEurope@hbanet.orgwww.hbanet.org #HBAImpact 2023 Healthcare Businesswomens Association. All rights reserved.'