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

  • Karen Freeman

    President

    Senior Associate | Practice Leader – Healthcare
    HOK

    Karen Freeman, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter Treasurer
  • Mindy Goodroe

    Vice President

    Principal
    HKS Inc.

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  • Crystal Carter

    Treasurer

    Industry Excellence Manager, Healthcare
    The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

    Amanda Mewborn, Vice President, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Barbara Blum

    Secretary

    Business Development Director
    tvsdesign

  • Amanda Mewborn

    Advisory Board Member

    Vice President, Facility Planning & Development
    Navicent Health

  • Carol Schmekel

    Advisory Board, co-chair

    Principal
    Schmekel Coaching and Consulting

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  • Mary Porter

    Communications Chair

    Associate
    Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio

  • Lauren Schwade

    Communications Co-Chair

    Senior Lighting Designer, Associate
    Mazzetti

  • Cari Gerrits

    Communications Co-Chair

    Business Development Manager
    PES Structural Engineers

  • Leslie Linton

    Institutional Liaison

    Healthcare Account Manager
    Eberly & Associates

    Leslie Linton, Institutional Liaison, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Deanna Jones

    Institutional Liasion, co-chair

    Customer Relations
    MetroPower, Inc.

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  • Stephanie Davis

    Logistics Co-Chair

    Client Development Manager
    Terracon Consultants, Inc.

    Stephanie Davis, Logistics Co-Chair, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Andi King Wiecyznski

    Logistics Chair

    Director of Business Development
    Juneau Construction

    Andi King Wieczynski, Logistics Chair, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Tricia Newton

    Membership, co-chair

    Chief Strategy Officer
    United Structures

  • Tess Rieger

    Membership Co-Chair

    Project Leader
    Randall Paulson Architects

    Tess Baudry, Membership Co-Chair, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Christine Gorham

    Mentorship Chair

    Director of Development
    Caddis Healthcare Real Estate

    Christine Gorham, Mentorship Chair, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Juli Johnson

    Mentorship, co-chair

    Associate Partner
    Newcomb & Boyd

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  • Emily Crews Hubbard

    Programs Co-Chair

    Principal, Regional Business Development Manager
    TLC Engineering Solutions

    Emily Crews, Programs Chair Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • JoAnna Heath

    Programs, co-chair

    Business Development Manager
    Sitelink

  • June Velez

    Programs Co-Chair

    Strategic Account Manager
    Herman Miller

    June Velez, Programs Co-Chair, Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Kayla Jimmerson

    Sponsorship Chair

    Marketing Coordinator
    Wood

    Kayla Jimmerson, Sponsorship Chair Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter
  • Beverly Morgan

    Sponsorship Co-Chair

    Client Relations
    Brasfield & Gorrie

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  • Lizzy Burge

    Volunteers, co-chair

    Project Manager
    McCarthy Building Co.

  • Sarah Brownell

    Volunteers Co-Chair

    Vice President of Business Development
    ERDMAN

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  • Robin Freiberger

    At Large

    Vice President
    Ross & Baruzzini | Mitchell Planning