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Mission, Values, and Goals

Mission

To promote the health and facilitate the value and empowerment of women and girls through research, practice, and education.

 Values: Advocacy, Empowerment, and Innovation

  • Advocate for policies and programs that illuminate social injustices, conserve environmental resources, and reduce violence and discrimination against women and girls;
  • Empower women to lead in their institutions, communities, and nations as well as in their homes;
  • Forge innovative solutions to promote the health of women and girls, partner with them to manage symptoms of health-related conditions, and improve their quality of life across the lifespan.

Goals to Deliver our Mission

  • To conduct rigorous research and clinical scholarship to improve the health and well-being of girls and women of all ages; 
  • To examine and address how social and structural determinants of health influence the well-being of women and girls; and 
  • To provide mentorship for women’s health scientists and leaders locally, nationally, and globally.