think tank

As the largest resource of information specific to women's brain health, we are sure you will find what you are looking for, and promise that you will discover new information.

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...

SHARON STONE HOSTS AN EXCLUSIVE CONVERSATION EVENT FOR WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH INITIATIVE AT GAGOSIAN BEVERLY HILLS

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...

2017 ROTARY TOAST TO 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;...

CIBC presents From Her Lips To Our Ears – The Vanity Fair Diaries Book Launch With Tina Brown

On the evening of Monday November 27th, join us for conversation and cocktails with award-winning journalist, editor and author Tina Brown, and Indigo’s CEO Heather Reisman. Hear from Tina Brown about her eight-year tenure at Vanity...

The Mindful Run

On Thursday September 14th, Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet (YPC) will join up with Lululemon for The Mindful Run, a charity event in support of Women’s Brain Health Initiative. Starting in a peaceful meditation, participants...

Women’s Brain Health Initiative Hails National Dementia Strategy Bill

Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) welcomes the passage of Bill C-233, an act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. “Dementia is a looming public health challenge for Canada and we are...

GIVE MOM THE GIFT OF BRAIN HEALTH

The second Sunday in May is boom time for purveyors of flowers, chocolates and greeting cards. I believe our Mothers richly deserve all the bouquets, treats and treacly notes they get, even if the...

MIND OVER MATTER 4

Thanks to the ongoing support of Brain Canada, WBHI’s newest edition of MIND OVER MATTER has just been published. Loaded with interesting science-based articles, MIND OVER MATTER brings you the latest research findings and highlights the...

Postdoctoral Award in Women’s Brain Health, Technology, & Aging

Together with its partner AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network, Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) is co-funding a Post-Doctoral award in women’s brain health, technology and aging. The award is intended to enhance existing funding to...

Cutting Through the Haze – A Frank Talk about Cannabis in Canada

It was the kind of conversation that would have been unimaginable only five years ago. On the 16th floor of a gleaming office tower in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, in a meeting...

UP IN SMOKE – Marijuana -The Good, The Bad & The Uncertain

Join Women’s Brain Health Initiative for an enlightening panel discussion on the implications of legalizing marijuana, and listen to the experts describe the medical, legal, investor, political and business perspectives. WITH EMCEE Will Stewart Managing Principal at Navigator...

Brain Health is a Women’s Issue

On International Women’s Day, we rightly celebrate the achievements of brilliant scientists and selfless humanitarians, of inspiring artists, world-beating athletes and visionary entrepreneurs. As we cheer those success stories, this...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Get More From Your Glass of Wine

Stay Connected. Wine tasting and appreciation is a great way to connect with friends and family while learning about a topic that’s undeniably entertaining. Did you know that reservatrol, a naturally occurring anti-inflammatory compound found in...

MIND MATTERS – Women, Brain Health & Technology – Recorded Discussion

In conjunction with Canada’s Technology and Aging Network and WBHI partner Age-Well, the first in a series of informative recorded sessions took place featuring 3 expert panelists. Each weighed in on the importance of sex-based research, the impact of cognitive...

“Transformative” Donation Enables New Research in Dementia

An extraordinary and generous donation to Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) by the Robin and Barry Picov Family Foundation is going to support important new research into a devastating brain disease – frontotemporal dementia (FTD). FTD...

University of Toronto researcher receives The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women’s Brain Health and Aging

Women today suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men, and an astonishing 70 percent of new Alzheimer’s patients are women. The fact that these conditions affect more women suggests a...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Sleeping Your Way to the Top

Sleeping Your Way to the Top The Importance of Being Well Rested While Building Your Career Rest well. We grow and repair cells at a faster rate while sleeping and neurons in the brain reconnect...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Building A Better Business Brain

How to ‘Build Better Business Brains’ Using the Secrets of Brain Science Mental exercise is just as critical as physical exercise in...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Calm Your Mind

Stay calm, be smarter. Yoga’s breathing and meditative exercises aim at calming the mind and body and keep distracting thoughts away while you focus on your body, posture or breath. These processes translate beyond yoga...

MIND MATTERS – WOMEN, BRAIN HEALTH & TECHNOLOGY PANEL DISCUSSION

Join three expert panelists as they weigh in on the importance of sex-based research, the impact of cognitive impairment on women’s lives and the use of technology to support cognitive vitality. Tuesday November 22,...

Millennial Minds Membership Program

MILLENNIAL MINDS is a dynamic membership program of Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet (YPC) for those under 40 that want to understand what it takes to stay cognitively healthy throughout their lives. With...

MIND OVER MATTER 3

Thanks to our new partnership with Brain Canada, we’re thrilled to bring you the latest edition of MIND OVER MATTER, Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s publication advocating healthy living, brain health awareness and improved brain research. Inside you’ll find interviews with...

From Her Lips To Our Ears

Cocktail Reception with Author and Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley Presented by CIBC Hear from Kim first hand about her devastating journey coping with her mother’s dementia and why Kim wrote such a personal account of losing her mother, only to find...

Feeding The Mind

We are thrilled to reveal our collaboration with some of Toronto’s top culinary experts who created delicious, brain-healthy recipes to share with you. The best part of it all, we’ve teamed up with Fresh City Farms to deliver these mouthwatering...

Load more posts