Women’s Brain Project

an international organization advocating for women’s brain and mental health

Our Cause

Founded in 2016, we are a group of scientists hailing from various disciplines including medicine, neuroscience, psychology, pharmacy and communication who work together with caregivers, patients and their relatives, policymakers and other stakeholders.

The Women’s Brain Project (WBP) aims to stimulate a global discussion on gender and sex determinants of female vulnerability to brain and mental disease.

We propose a new, personalized way to develop and perform medical treatments, caregiving and prevention strategies together with novel technologies development, based on consideration of sex and gender differences. By promoting a scientific discussion on the specific vulnerability of the female brain to particular mental and brain diseases, WBP advocates for the development of sex- specific measures to foster mental health

WBP aims to address these issues through scientific research, debate, public engagement and advocacy.

Our Mission

“Identifying specific needs related to women’s brain health, advocating for change, and positioning the findings for the benefit of the society.”

– Women’s Brain Project

Women's Brain Project – Shattering the Status Quo: Investing in #WomenInSTEM
Read here: https://t.co/RPoBLX8wlV

@ChadhaAnt : "The time is right to shine the spotlight on mental health as a whole. We need more women in clinical trials, doing research, on boards, and advocating for themselves." ✍ @sradjy @CFIMagazine @womensbrainpro @MaTeFerretti #PrecisionMedicine https://t.co/jG2CAGXbwm

@ChadhaAnt @MaTeFerretti Guarda le cause della mortalità in Messico. Uomini e donne muoiono allo stesso modo fino all'arrivo delle malattie cerebrovascolari. Qui non è che non ci studino, siamo invisibili. Buuut we have @womensbrainpro so there’s hope! ✨

Publish high impact peer-reviewed papers that address sex and gender differences in brain and mental health

Promote basic, clinical, social and artificial intelligence research that can help identify tools for better diagnosis, treatment and care in brain and mental health conditions affecting women

Advocate by generating social awareness and providing a platform for women passionate about and/or suffering from brain and mental diseases

Engage with policy makers, scientists, patients, drug developers, regulators and organizations to discuss evidence on female vulnerability to brain and mental disease, and propose solutions

Read the WBP blog, where we
share our latest news.

Meet the WBP Team


Chief Scientific Officer of Women’s Brain Project


Public Affairs Lead of Women’s Brain Project

Schumacher Dimech

President of Women’s Brain Project

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