The WFF often co-sponsors events or initiatives at Yale that align with our mission. Below is a sample of past events that we have co-sponsored. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about such opportunities.
Past Co-sponsored Events
Through the Eyes of She Conference (10/15/21 - 10/16/21):
This conference brought leading professionals from around the world to explore the theme of equity in health, education, business and leadership for African women in the 21st century. WFF sponsored the “Advancing equity in health education and leadership for Francophone Women In Africa” panel.
Women’s and Gender Health (WGH) Education Program (10/28/21):
A retreat for the WGH to assess goals and pirorities. The WGH Program currently offers a unified interdisciplinary educational experience for internal medicine residents in the three Yale Department of Medicine (DOM) residency programs (Traditional, Primary Care, Med-Peds). It addresses core women’s health and gender competencies with a focus on health inequities in the racial/ethnic minority populations served by Yale DOM residency programs.
The Strong Black Woman: How a Myth Endangers the Physical and Mental Health of Black Women (5/25/22):
Marita Golden, author of The Strong Black Woman: How a Myth Endangers the Physical and Mental Health of Black Women, read from her new book and discuss the complex legacy of the strong Black woman complex in the lives of Black women. The dark side of strength and resilience, the stigma attached to seeking mental health care, and the health crisis Black women face, are topics examined in this ground-breaking book, which provided subjects for a dialogue with attendees.
Name Change Workshop (4/12/22):
Yale’s public health librarian shared information about the process of changing your name through Yale and in scientific publications. A panel discussion followed, featuring three scientists who have personally undergone the process of a name change.