2019 Woman of the Year

About WHCE

WHCE supports a diverse network of women from all healthcare backgrounds in whole person development - promoting each member in their pursuit of professional, personal and service goals. Since 1981, WHCE builds on a proud history of offering members a variety of educational and networking opportunities with a focus on Leadership, Empowerment, Connection, Celebration, Development and Service.

Our members represent: 97 Companies & over 10 Health Care Sectors (hospitals and providers, health plans, tech, law, consulting, biotech, marketing and PR, design, community-based organizations, real estate)

In 2018, WHCE has contributed to empowering women through:

12 programs attended by 400+ attendees

144+ hours of mentorship

$7500 in student scholarships awarded

13 Partnerships with: Stanford Medicine X, Dress for Success, IDEO, Lean in Latinas, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Dale Carnegie, Women’s Cancer Resource Center, Healthcare Informatics Health IT Summit, California Association of Healthcare Leaders, National Association of Health Services Executives, National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives, Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum and LGBT Healthcare Forum

Woman of the Year Gala

Each year, Women Health Care Executives (WHCE) honors a woman whose leadership and contributions to the health care field are exceptional and deserving of recognition. WHCE's Woman of the Year is selected among a distinguished group of Northern California women health care leaders and celebrated at our signature dinner-gala. We will also award two scholarships for young women in the Bay Area who have demonstrated commitment to careers in health care and serving their communities.

The gala brings together 200 Bay Area health care leaders and influencers from key health care organizations. Previous attendees have included: Blue Shield of California, Dignity Health, Genentech, Genomic Health, Home Care Assistance, Kaiser Permanente, Method, Pillsbury, Stanford Health Care, Sutter Health, UCSF, Vocera, and many others.

Event Details 

May 16, 2019   5:30 – 9:00 pm

Westin St. Francis Hotel on Union Square

335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Evening Program

5:30 - 7:00pm Cocktail Reception

7:00 - 9:00pm Dinner & Award Ceremony

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE (Early Bird Pricing available through 3/1)

 

Woman of the year Nomination & scholarshipS

Each year, WHCE honors a woman whose leadership and contributions to the health care field are exceptional and deserving of recognition. Our 2019 Woman of the Year is selected from a competitive slate of nominations and will be celebrated at our signature dinner-gala. Nomiations for the 2019 Woman of the Year are closed.

At this annual event, WHCE will also announce scholarship for young women in the Bay Area who have demonstrated commitment to careers in health care and to serving their communities. 2019 Scholarship winners will be announced in April 2019. For more information our WHCE Scholarship page. 

sponsorship Opportunities

In addition to helping WHCE fulfill our mission of supporting our members' health care career goals, your sponsorship of WHCE's "Woman of the Year" event provides financial support to our annual scholarship awards: The Lynn Adamson Memorial Scholraship and Undergraduate Scholarship. Additionaly, your sponsorship offer visibility to your organization with key Bay Area health care decision makers and leaders who attend WHCE's annual Woman of the Year dinner-gala. To become a sponsor,please review our sponsorship page here.

For questions please contact:
 
Alison Deans
WHCE President
 
Ida Bezabeh
WHCE President-Elect
 
Sarah Foad
Administrative Director