WEN engages women by connecting with likeminded regional partner organizations and amplifying collective efforts to support female leaders, create networking opportunities, share ideas, inspire action and solve unmet needs in health care. Together, we will create an innovative health care system that works for everyone. 

WEN Leadership 

Executive women in medtech join and invest in WEN, because diversity of perspective is better for patients, industry, and broad health progress. 

Amanda DePalma

Amanda DePalma

Chair, Women’s Executive Network; Vice President, Marketing, FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.

The Data on Women in the Workplace

Gender and ethnic diversity are clearly correlated with profitability, but women and minorities remain underrepresented. bar graph


Understanding the Pandemic’s Impact on Working Women

Women in Health Care Leadership 2019 Report 

Women in the Healthcare Industry 2019 

Women in the Workplace 2018 

Delivering Through Diversity 

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 

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Inclusion & Diversity

Paths to the Top

Join Tracy MacNeal, President and CEO of Materna Medical and national Chair for AdvaMed’s Women’s Executive Network (WEN), for conversations with leading women execs in the medtech industry.

Articles that Inspire Us

Female CFOs Brought in $1.8 Trillion More Than Male Peers 

42 Resources for Women in Leadership and Business 

What Makes Women CEOs Different? 

Want Better Outcomes? Take a Hammer to Your Company’s Glass Ceiling 

Leading by Example to Close the Gender Pay Gap 

Reinventing the Workplace for Greater Gender Diversity 


Check out AdvaMed Advance, an initiative advancing inclusion and diversity for the medical device industry. 

Jen Brearey, executive director of WEN, shared her thoughts with Medical Design & Outsourcing on why it’s so important for medtech companies to have more women in their executive ranks.

Read our editorial on disrupting the norm from the top-down, featured in the USA Today insert “Women in Healthcare.” 

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