The intersection of women's health and technology.

An initiative founded in 2018 with the mission of addressing unmet health needs of women globally and increasing gender equity in technology and venture.

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Join us every Wednesday for brief, coffee table conversations designed to engage and inspire innovation.

Stay Tuned for This Month's Speakers

Emily Kunta Digital Transformation Project Lead, UCB
Kiran Suryadevara Rune Labs
Anita Riyat Exec Director, Global Digital Business Development
Melissa Stockwell Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Health at Columbia University

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Watch Previous Talks

Challenges Facing Female Founders

An exclusive conversation on founding and maintaining an innovative company with Priscilla Beal of Bayer.

Concept to MVP with a Telehealth Platform

Learn what it takes to go from concept to MVP with Karen Patrusky and Heidi Edelstein of Verbena.

Improving Quality of Life

We speak with Nina Joshi of Kaiser and Holly Rockweiler of Madorra about improving quality of life for women, post-menopause.

Digital Therapeutics

Tune in for an exclusive conversation on digital therapeutics with Dr. Shailja Dixit of Curiox and Bunny Ellerin of Columbia Business School.

A Legal Primer for Startups

Learn more about what startups need to know about legal with Delphine O’Rourke of Goodwin and Susan Solinsky of Ellipsis Health.

About the Women's Health Tech Initiative

WHT Challenges


Large Scale Pitch Days

Welcoming innovators to pitch their digital health solutions to a panel of expert judges.

Events Recap

Pitch Days Last Year: 

One In-Person, Two Virtual 


Total challenge applicants in 2020


Attendees registered for our virtual Challenge in November 2020

First Pitch Day

Continued Growth

Established Challenges