What would you do if you didn’t work in healthcare?

I would likely either own a specialty food shop or a café — I have a passion for making tasty food and sharing that with others, which comes on the heels of a desire to run a small, local business that I have learned from my parents!

Can you give a shout-out to someone who helped you at a pivotal time in your career?

Jason Krantz, CEO of Definitive Healthcare. I have grown up professionally at DHC, much of that due to his tutelage and guidance.

Work to live, or live to work?

Work to live, though harder said than done …

Share a moment when you left your comfort zone; what did you learn?

Taking my job at DHC five-plus years ago. I took a huge risk in joining an early stage start-up, but I saw its strong underpinnings, marketing opportunity and track record for early success. I learned it is so important to take risks and to trust your instinct! It works out, and creates days of endless learning.

What do you find frustrating about working in healthcare marketing?

The blessing and curse is the notion that marketing use case and needs are rapidly evolving. Keeping up in an innovative way is the challenge, but the opportunity is remarkable.

To ensure pay parity and career advancement for women, I will …

I pledge to connect women within my network to each other as a way to enable and expand access to professional opportunities, resources and external mentors.

What is one thing you would tell young women starting their careers in healthcare marketing?

Be prepared and ready to work hard and apply the lens of critical thinking, to everything. Leadership stems from those two things so use learnings from your past to direct where you want to go in the future.

Favorite song?

How could I pick one? Favorite artist du jour is: Jess Glynne and any of her songs.

Which three people, alive or dead, would you like to host at a dinner party and why?  

Michelle Obama, Ina Garten, and Tina Fey.