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Woman One Award and D. Walter Cohen Scholarship

Your donations to the Woman One program will fund scholarships for underrepresented students at the College of Medicine. When they become physicians, Woman One scholars practice medicine in underserved areas of America. As a result, hundreds of thousands, even millions, of people will be introduced to a new world of hope and health.
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The Woman One program created the D. Walter Cohen Shared Leadership Scholarship to honor Dr. Cohen's role in founding Woman One and his commitment to shared leadership among women and men, while also addressing the problem of declining applications from underrepresented populations in medicine.
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If advancing the pace of gender equity is on your agenda, you may want to direct your donation to the exciting VisionForward program, which is a national coalition of individuals and organizations working to advance gender equity through women's leadersihp.
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Sex and Gender Research

If pinpointed study of women's health is important to you, the Institute's Sex and Gender Research initiative can benefit from your generosity. Please contact Janine Barber at for information about sponsoring the Sex and Gender Research Forum.

Lynn Yeakel

Lynn H. Yeakel, founder and inspiring leader of VisionForward, passed away January 13, 2022. We mourn her passing along with the nationwide coalition of leaders and organizations that answered her calls to work together for gender equity in decision-making positions across business and government. If you’d like to make a gift in support, please go to

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Faculty and staff members of the Institute for Women's Health & Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine.