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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.

Better thinking
from tips to science

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

Dementia and the need to rummage

A lot of individuals with dementia start looking through different places in search of items. I have witnessed this searching in the fridge, closets, cabinets and many other household locations. It is critical to...

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...

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.

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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.

During Women’s Brain Health Initiative Event Sharon Stone Details Harrowing Journey After 2001 Stroke

At a panel promotioning Women’s Brain Health Initiative in Beverly Hills, the actress moderated a wide ranging discussion that featured medical reveals, cocktails and one answer to the age old question ‘Can women...

Melanie Griffith reveals epilepsy diagnosis, stress of marriage on Women’s Brain Health Initiative panel

“My brain is so f-cked up.” So said Melanie Griffith on a Women’s Brain Health Initiative panel Wednesday night in Gagosian Gallery while seated in front of a giant piece from the current exhibit...

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...

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