Networking. Education. Growth. Mentorship.

The purpose of our organization is to promote the professional development of women in the healthcare industry, to empower one another, support growth and mentorship, and support business through sharing successful techniques, leads, contacts, products and services. Our content is geared towards women in administration, operations and facilities and those who work with them. We provide content that furthers the individuals' knowledge of industry related fields and trends, enhances professional development tools and gives a forum for personal growth.

Mission & Values

Mission:

The purpose of Women in Healthcare is to promote the professional development of women in the healthcare industry through networking, education, and mentorship. Through this community we empower one another, support growth and mentorship, provide education and support business through sharing successful techniques, leads, contacts, products and services.

Values:

Women in Healthcare provides programming needed to grow personally, in your career and in the healthcare community. We focus all the content we provide on the following tracks:

 // Mentorship
 // Education
 // Networking
 // Community
 // Self

We are committed to providing women in the healthcare industry with the community and tools needed to prosper and to allow them to have a seat at the table they want to be seated.

Who we serve:

Women in healthcare gears their content towards women who are interested in a management or leadership track within the healthcare environment. We are diverse mix of individuals varying in experience from students to c-suite.

National Vision:

For women to have a seat at the table where they want to be seated.

JEDI Commitment:

WIH creates a radically inclusive environment by recognizing the uniqueness of our diverse community and providing a forum where women can bring their whole selves; a place where all women feel seen, heard, valued and empowered.

We build meaningful relationships and develop partnerships and allies across the spectrum of healthcare that aligns with our mission and vision.

 

Want to hear more about Women in Healthcare and our mission?

Hear from our Founder, Ashley Schmidt, as she talks about how WIH started and our mission.

(Courtesy of the Women in Healthcare- Florida Chapter event, 2020)

https://vimeo.com/604442053

 

Board Members

  • Deborah Smith

    President

    Vice President Strategic Accounts | Healthcare/Mid-Atlantic
    Shaw Industries

    Deborah K. Smith Headshot, Women in Healthcare Nashville Chapter President
  • Micail Samiere

    Treasurer

    Director
    DHG Healthcare

    Micail Samiere Women in Healthcare Nashville Chapter Treasurer
  • Karley Fant

    Secretary

    Business Development Specialist
    Smith Seckman Reid, Inc

    Karley Fant Women in Healthcare Nashville Chapter Secretary
  • Kate Holliday

    Membership Chair

    Director of Client Development
    Threecore, LLC

    Kate Holliday Membership Chair for the Nashville Chapter of Women in Healthcare
  • Laura Register

    Sponsorship

    Principal/Vice President, National Director Healthcare
    Terracon Consultants, Inc.

    Laura Reinbold - Nashville Women In Healthcare Sponsorship Chair
  • Rebecca Donner

    Programs Chair

    Principal
    Inner Design Studio

    Rebecca Donner Women in Healthcare Nashville Chapter Programs Chair
  • Lyndsay Murray-Mazany

    Communications Chair

    Business Development Manager
    Layton Construction

    Lyndsay Murray-Mazany Women in Healthcare Nashville Communications Chair
  • Megan Youngblood

    Programs Chair

    Associate Vice President, Vanderbilt Health Services
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • Tara Myers

    Volunteers Chair

    Principal
    Earl Swensson Associates (ESa)

    Tara Myers Women in Healthcare Nashville Volunteers Chair
  • Staci Lynn

    Logistics Chair

    Chief Operating Officer
    Wickshire Senior Living

    Staci Lynn Women in Healthcare Nashville Logistics Chair
  • Rebekah Webster

    Communications Chair

    Research & Design
    Vanderbilt University

    Rebekah Webster Women in Healthcare Nashville Institutional Liaison
  • Carla Fenswick

    Sponsorship Chair

    Partner
    Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

    Carla Fenswick Sponsorship Co-Chair- Women in Healthcare Nashville
  • Lucy Carter

    Mentorship Chair

    Member and Practice Leader Healthcare Industry Group
    KraftCPAs PLLC

  • Katie Radel

    Mentorship Chair

    Founder & CEO
    Ripple Consulting Group

  • Kelly Allem

    Treasurer

    Account Manager
    Patcraft

  • Ritchey Graham

    Institutional Liaison

    Director of Business Development Wound & Vascular Services
    HCA/ TriStar Division