ISSA Hygieia Network Hosts Virtual Conference

July 7, 2020 ISSA Hygieia Network Hosts Virtual Conference

ISSA Hygieia Network, an ISSA Charities signature program dedicated to the advancement and retention of women in the cleaning industry, today announced its upcoming virtual Networking and Leadership Conference: Advancing the Next Generation of Women Leaders. The conference will be held online on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 1 :00 p.m. (CDT). To register, visit

“Even during this uncertain time, ISSA Hygieia Network is committed to fostering an open community and providing networking and educational opportunities for all,” said Dr. Felicia L. Townsend, ISSA Hygieia Network program director. “Attending professional development conferences to invest in your career and build connections should not be put on hold. We look forward to hosting our virtual conference.”

Hygieia’s conference will focus on the topics related to career building and leadership strategies, and attendees will have a chance to connect with one another, participate in online activities, and more. The event will also feature presentations from two executive leaders in the professional cleaning industry, including Susan Gambardella, president of Kimberly-Clark Professional North America, and Scott Salmirs, president and CEO of ABM.

The conference aims to bring together women from all industry areas and levels who are interested in leadership. Early bird registration (US$39) is open now through July 22. Regular registration ($59) will be open from July 23 to August 7. To learn more and register to attend the ISSA Hygieia Network’s Networking and Leadership Conference, visit