January 26, 2023
S3 E1: Inspiring Women Leaders with Helen Johnson and Sara Barker
When it comes to female representation in healthcare, we’re still making strides, and everyone has their part to play.
Helen Johnson, President of Sparrow Eaton Hospital in Charlotte, Michigan, and Sara Barker, VP of Corporate Support Services at Medxcel, are two outstanding female leaders who understand feeling out of place in their fields and bearing the brunt of unfair stereotypes.
In this episode, they share some of their favorite stories of how they’re improving the community around them and why they’re passionate about lifting up other women.
On this episode, you’ll hear:
[02:00] Helen’s career journey
[04:45] Sara’s career journey
[07:25] Evening out female representation in healthcare
[12:00] Navigating stereotypes
[20:55] Creative ways to make your voice heard outside the boardroom
[22:05] Why it’s important to lean into women leaders around you
[24:10] Creating future women leaders ready for the challenge
[27:15] One thing they wish they’d done differently