The Top 25 Women in Healthcare have battled through a lot to get to this moment: navigating their organizations through the biggest changes in the history of healthcare, emerging from the greatest economic maelstrom since the Depression, and shaking off the gashes, cuts and scrapes from the shards of the glass ceiling.
They didn't ask for the honors bestowed on them; they just wanted to lead. It has not always come without discomforting challenges. Gender inequities remain in opportunities, compensation and societal/family expectations. And strong opinions about work/life balance among prominent female leaders are parsed and examined closely to see if they should apply to every woman.