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Honouring Deb Key, Our 2022 Edmonton Elks “Pam’s Hero”
News Posted On May 06, 2022

Honouring Deb Key, Our 2022 Edmonton Elks “Pam’s Hero”

Every year, the Edmonton Elks host a very special women’s dinner. This dinner is held in honour and memory of one of their own, longtime staffer Pam Monastyrskyj, after Pam lost a lengthy and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Funds from the dinner…

We Are Not Equal
News Posted On Mar 08, 2022

We Are Not Equal

Today is International Women's Day.  A day where we come together to forge the path to women's equality and #BreakTheBias. In the spirit of this day—and to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Alberta Women's Health Foundation (AWHF) launching,…

#BreakTheBias and share your story this International Women's Day
News Posted On Mar 04, 2022

#BreakTheBias and share your story this International Women's Day

Will you help #BreakTheBias? On Tuesday of next week, we will be celebrating International Women's Day, with our collective goal to #BreakTheBias and create a more gender-equal world. Ahead of this momentous day, we are encouraging our community to…

Celebrating Black Leaders in Health Research: Dr. Bukola Salami
News Posted On Feb 28, 2022

Celebrating Black Leaders in Health Research: Dr. Bukola Salami

This year, one of the international themes for Black History Month is “Black Health and Wellness” with a focus on celebrating the contributions and breakthroughs of Black professionals in the field of healthcare.  It is important to us at the Alberta…

UnBelts Supports the AWHF for Giving Tuesday 2021
News Posted On Dec 14, 2021

UnBelts Supports the AWHF for Giving Tuesday 2021

This year for Giving Tuesday, the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation teamed up with UnBelts, a local female-owned apparel business and certified B Corporation in Edmonton that manufactures ethically made, sustainable products from recycled materials.…

Meet Meredith, An AWHF Donor
News Posted On Nov 17, 2021

Meet Meredith, An AWHF Donor

“I’ve been waiting for an initiative like AWHF to come so I could put my dollars towards women’s health research.” In our new supporter spotlight, we’ll introduce you to AWHF advocates who are passionate about women’s health and dedicated…

Four leading researchers named to Royal Society of Canada
News Posted On Sep 09, 2021

Four leading researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

Innovators in women and children’s health, water safety, nutrition and archeology join the ranks of Canada’s most prestigious scholarly institute. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY UALBERTA HERE ON SEPT 7, 2021 Written by Michael Brown Why some are more susceptible…

Discussing Women's Healthcare and the WHCC with CTV Calgary
News Posted On Aug 27, 2021

Discussing Women's Healthcare and the WHCC with CTV Calgary

Yesterday morning, Sharlene Rutherford, President and CEO of the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation and Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, was on CTV News Calgary talking about the Women’s Health Collective Canada (WHCC).  Sharlene discusses the…

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