Thursday
Aug 07
2014

Why We Need More Women In Digital Health

Today, there is a concerning lack of women’s leadership in the rapidly growing field of digital health. This underrepresentation in the digital health space has critical implications for women’s health, and the industry as a whole. For instance, as of 2013, women only composed 14% of partners at

Friday
Jul 25
2014

6 Ways We Are Working to Help Close the Word Gap in Oakland, CA

This week, we launched an exciting new campaign called “Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” in Oakland, California to help families and caregivers support their children’s early language development.

A Partnership to Empower the Youngest Generation

Feb 19, 2014

The phrases “achievement gap” and “opportunity gap” have long been common in the education community. Recently, however, researchers have begun to place greater emphasis on the “word gap” — a vocabulary discrepancy between children in low versus high-income families.

Know The Facts About Heart Disease

Feb 12, 2014
Coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke are the top killers of women in America today. This statistic points out the importance of prevention and awareness—women must be able to identify the causes, and symptoms, of heart disease.

Heart Health: Why Prevention is Key

Feb 10, 2014

Here’s the thing about heart disease: It’s sneaky. Forget the Hollywood depiction of a heart attack—the dramatic clutching of the chest and woozy stumble. For women, especially, the signs can be all too easy to overlook, including indigestion, dizziness and fatigue (and who isn’t tired?).