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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.

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

Care to join us? 


of Alzheimer’s sufferers will be women.

Better thinking
from tips to science

As the largest resource of information specific to women’s brain health, we hope you find what you are looking for.

If not, send us an email and we will ask our experts.

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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?


tell your story

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

Your story is important.

What is your experience with brain health?



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

Your support is important.

Will you help?


host a party

To help raise money we created Party In a Box.

Everything you need to make your next at home party a fund raising success.


Hope-Knot Shop

Designed by world renowned jewelry designer Mark Lash.

We offer several options of the Hope-Knot, from steel, silver and gold, with precious stones.



Send A Card

Customize your card to support WBHI initiatives.

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



delicous foods that supercharge your brain.

Eating smart can make your brain sharp.

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Brain Buzz

Women’s Brain Health Initiative on the move.

Global Expansion

Women’s Brain Health Initiative is preparing for its U.S. launch this fall in New York. More details to follow!

Tasty Autumn Turkey Salad

New Memory Morsels recipe from celebrity chef Mark McEwan.

MIND OVER MATTER has been reprinted

MIND OVER MATTER has been reprinted for fall with a new recipe from Chef Mark McEwan.