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Wednesday, March 06, 2024

Highmark Blue Shield and The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg (WACH) to host "State of Women's Health" Forum in honor of International Women's Day

Harrisburg, Pa. (March 6, 2024) — In honor of International Women’s Day, Highmark Blue Shield will host and sponsor a women’s health forum, at which healthcare professionals will discuss women’s health across all life stages.

This is a part of Highmark’s charitable giving and community involvement program, Highmark Bright Blue Futures, which is committed to increasing access to care and resources to improve health outcomes for all. Reducing health inequities and disparities among targeted populations is a priority for Highmark Bright Blue Futures.

Panelists Dr. Ada Emuwa, Dr. Sharee Livingston, Charity Nwaneri, Evelin LaPaz, and Tabita Tugulia will discuss comprehensive healthcare from puberty to menopause, aiming to improve health and well-being for all women. The session will be moderated by Dr. Renu Joshi.

The forum will take place on Friday, March 8, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Attendees can join the event in-person at Highmark Blue Shield in Camp Hill or virtually by visiting the WACH Facebook page.

About Highmark Blue Shield
Highmark Inc., doing business as Highmark Blue Shield, protects Pennsylvania individuals and families with a range of high-quality, affordable and reliable health insurance solutions. As the only Blue Shield licensee in Pennsylvania, Highmark Blue Shield has a long and successful history of delivering remarkable experiences in Southeastern Pennsylvania through the Federal Employee Program. Highmark Blue Shield earned a Brand Excellence Award from the national Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, in recognition of its efforts in building brand strength and providing superior customer service, solid financial performance and enrollment growth. Highmark is also annually recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality" from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion" through the Disability Equality Index® a leading national benchmark established jointly by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN. Highmark Blue Shield is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information, visit

For more information, contact:

Emily Kostelnik
Highmark Health

Leilyn Perri
Highmark Inc.