Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is WBL?

WBL (Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation) is a national nonprofit, founded in 2001, with a mission to connect and convene senior executive women from across the health care industry to create meaningful cross-sector relationships, expand their leadership, and harness their collective power to improve the industry. Learn more at

Q: Where can I find more information about sponsorship?

You can learn more about WBL sponsorship on our website or take a peek at the various sponsorship opportunities in our 2020 Sponsorship Brochure. WBL is happy to work with you and your company to determine the best way to show your support for women leaders in healthcare.

Q: Can I attend the Summit if I am not a member of WBL?

The Summit is exclusively for WBL members. If you meet the criteria for WBL membership, you may become a member by filling out a nomination form on our website. You will then be contacted by a WBL Staff member within 2 weeks of submitting your nomination form.

Q: I am currently a WBL Basic member. Can I upgrade to Full membership in order to receive the discounted Summit registration fee?

Yes! You are welcome to upgrade your membership before registering for the Summit in order to receive the Full Member registration rate. Simply log in to your WBL profile at and pay your membership dues for Full Membership. You may also pay membership dues by check.

Q: I have registered and can no longer attend. Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

You are welcome to transfer your registration to another WBL member or to a senior executive woman who is eligible for WBL membership. Please let us know as soon as possible and complete the nomination process for your replacement if she is not already a WBL member.