Strengthening the Health Science Industry by Increasing the Adoption of Canadian Innovations and Focusing on Women’s Leadership

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing health technology innovation and commercialization, is excited to announce the expansion of Canada’s Early Adopter Health Network (EAHN™) and the launch of its new Women in Health Initiative (WiHI) to train women to further ensure their participationContinue Reading

Cartier Women’s Initiative celebrates 15th year of honouring extraordinary entrepreneurs

The Cartier Women’s Initiative, currently in its 15th year, not only celebrates women who drive change and empowerment through their businesses, but also provides fellowship and a nurturing environment for growth. Mavis Teo reports. “When women thrive, humanity thrives.” These are the much-quoted words of Cartier International’s president and CEOContinue Reading

Environmental Factor - June 2022: Environmental impacts on women’s health disparities focus of workshop

Differences in women’s health that are influenced by exposures, socioeconomic factors, and racial disparities were the focus of “Environmental Impacts on Women’s Health Disparities and Reproductive Health,” an NIEHS virtual workshop held April 27-28. Researchers, community partners, and scholars from across the country described how environmental stressors can affect maternalContinue Reading

The world's transport systems don't consider women's needs

Transport infrastructure and services regularly overlook the traveling patterns and mobility needs of women, evidence shows. The underfunding of bus stop lighting is one example of transport planners not considering the safety of women traveling at night. This appears to stem from the fact that it is mainly men makingContinue Reading

Digital learning is the way forward: high population countries rally around UN initiative - World

(New York, 25 March) – The 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66)—the second largest UN intergovernmental meeting in New York—closed its two-week long session today (14 to 25 March) acknowledging the important role of women and girls as agents of change for sustainable development, inContinue Reading