As a distinct profession with meaningful and well-paying careers, the health IT field has proven difficult for women to achieve pay equity with their male counterparts and secure positions at the highest levels. This session hosts lessons learned, experiences, and counsel from executives who champion women in the health IT field. What have these panelists experienced and created to enable women to achieve success: ambition, leadership, networking, mentoring, or something else? How have these executives addressed personal, professional, and organizational challenges facing women? How can their success inspire others to excel not only in health IT, but other areas too?