Discuss opportunities that currently exist for increasing diversity in leadership roles in the industry.
Identify what obstacles are present that hinder advancement into female leadership roles.
Discuss what can be done to provide mentor ship/ support for an increased female present in senior leadership roles.
Description: Women make up 73% of healthcare managers but only 18% of females are hospital CEO’s according to a report from Rock Health. It is anticipated that a 50/50 gender parity won’t be achieved until 2049. This program will explore this gender gap as it pertains to the Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine industry. Existing opportunities and barriers will be discussed and what options exist for improving diversity and having females advance into leadership positions. There will be opportunities for Q&A at the conclusion of the presentation.