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SE HealthcareNEXT: Managing the 'B' syndrome
47601 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374
Room Number: Conf ABC Novi
Managing the 'B' syndrome: The often unconscious opinions, emotions, and behaviors that impact women as leaders
Join us to learn how a panel of successful women leaders learned to overcome the "B" syndrome - the subtle sexism and unconscious gender bias that leads to unfair labeling of women in the workplace.
Fay Beydoun serves as executive director of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, the largest Arab-American business organization in the United States, delivering services and counsel to more than 1,400 companies, ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations and executive professionals. In her position, Fay works to facilitate the growth of the Arab-American business community both locally and internationallyTo read more about Fay click here.
Denise Brooks-Williams is president and CEO of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. In this role, Denise serves the Downriver region and surrounding communities with approximately 2,400 employees and 600 medical staff members in facilities that include the Henry Ford Health Center-Brownstown outpatient center. Denise is active in multiple community and charitable organizations. To read more about Denise click here.
Shari Burgess is vice president and treasurer of Lear Corp. Shari serves as chair of the Health Alliance Plan Board of Directors and is on the Board of Henry Ford Health Systems, which together form a $5 billion integrated health care system. Shari is a CPA with broad financial expertise who has provided the voice of the financial markets and shareholders throughout numerous acquisitions, multiple unsuccessful activist capital allocation challenges, and an unsolicited Carl Icahn LBO offer process that was ultimately rejected by the shareholders. To read more about Shari click here.
Patricia Wilkerson is vice president of academic and community affairs at the Detroit Medical Center. Her career in medicine began more than 26 years ago, and she has held various leadership roles at the DMC, including chief of emergency medicine at Harper Hutzel Hospital and interim CEO-president of Harper Hutzel Women's Hospital and CMO for both Harper Hutzel Hospital & Detroit Receiving hospitals. To read more about Patricia click here.
Lila Lazarus is an award-winning journalist who has anchored the news in Detroit, Boston and Baltimore. She runs a production company, Lila Productions, and serves as spokesperson for Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, hosting their Emmy-winning series “Discover Remarkable” on WXYZ-ABC Detroit. This year she’ll be honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with the prestigious “Silver Circle Award” for her contribution to Michigan media.
HealthcareNEXT is for Inforum members who want to stay ahead of health care’s next curve, trend, opportunity or insight. The group is focused on sharing knowledge, increasing understanding of key health care issues, and offering unique professional development and relationship-building opportunities for health care providers and health plans, the payer community, educators, consultants, attorneys and other experts who routinely work in health care.
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