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why did we start
Women’s Brain Health Initiative?

It was frightening to learn that women suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men and an astounding 70% of new Alzheimer’s patients will be women. Yet research still focuses on men. We want to correct this research bias.

Women’s Brain Health Initiative creates education programs and funds research to combat
brain-aging diseases that affect women.

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of Alzheimer’s sufferers are women.
You can’t ignore a number this big.

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The largest curated resource of information specific to women’s brain health.

Do Genes, Sex, and Age Confer a Greater Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s?

A recent meta-analysis investigates whether sex, age, and a particular genotype are associated with a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative condition, characterized by cognitive deficits in memory, thinking,...

Being unaware of memory loss may predict Alzheimer’s

Just because someone has difficulty remembering things, it doesn’t necessarily mean that what they’re experiencing is a symptom of dementia, a new Canadian study says. But if the person is not aware of the...

Write your anxieties away

In the late 1980s, psychologist James Pennebaker developed a form of writing therapy called expressive writing. When you engage in expressive writing, you write about your deepest thoughts and feelings without concern for...

Insight into the latest research findings to combat brain aging diseases and the tools you need to stay brain healthy longer.

how to get involved

Whether you’re a family member worried about the women in your life, worried about yourself or a corporation who cares, it is easy to get involved.


We educate woman and the scientific community about this issue and fund research for the cause.

Every dollars helps.

Who will you give for?


Membership gives you the opportunity to participate in driving the women’s brain health conversation forward.

Will you join us?

partners & sponsors

All of your female employees are at risk, and everyone they know is affected.

Your support is important.

Will you help?

Book Club

The more people who are talking about this issue, the more attention it receives.

Bring copies of MIND OVER MATTER® magazine to your book club to discuss the articles.

Hope-Knot Shop

Designed by world renowned jewelry designer Mark Lash.

We offer several options of the Hope-Knot; jewellery, aromatherapy, handbags & ladies t’s.


Send A Card

Customize your card to support WBHI initiatives.

Whether it’s, In Memory of, Birthday, Anniversaries, Holidays, New Job or life milestones.


Brain Buzz

Women’s Brain Health Initiative on the move.

Sharon Stone Hosts an Enlightening Panel for Women’s Brain Health

In the heart of Beverly Hills, an exclusive group of Los Angeles’s most powerful women gathered at the Gagosian Gallery last night to support the Women’s Brain Health Initiative. The evening began on the gallery’s...


On Wednesday, October 18, from 7-9 pm, celebrities and other powerful Hollywood names will gather at the elite Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills for a special event hosted by Sharon Stone, to raise awareness for Women’s Brain Health...


Rotary Toronto Eglinton is hosting a fabulous evening of wine tasting, food pairings and live entertainment, including silent and live auctions in support of Women’s Brain Health Initiative on Some of the exciting auction items include;...

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