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.

“The use of technology in women’s health is a rapidly evolving space, yet more must be done to create greater impact."

We're excited to welcome our newest executive committee member, Rachel Stahler, of Organon, to our team.

The future of women’s health is bright. 

The Women’s Health Tech Challenge invites innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups to propose novel solutions to fulfill unmet needs of women worldwide.

$50B

Femtech is projected to grow to $50 billion by 2025*

80%

of women hold the purchasing power in their households*

Thank you to all who attended the Fall 2021 challenge

We appreciated being able to watch founders of companies at all stages of development will pitch their companies before our panel of esteemed judges. Shown at right are founders of companies who presented in the Fall 2020 challenge.

First Pitch Day

Continued Growth

Established Challenges

Goals

Our Program Leaders

Susan Solinsky

Director, Women’s Health Tech Initiative; Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer, Ellipsis Health

Nicole Anderson

Lead Coordinator

Our Vision

We seek to improve global women’s health by connecting early-stage startups with the resources they need to successfully launch innovations.

Our Mission

We facilitate access to advice on building, funding, and scaling women’s healthcare technology innovations through content, connectivity, and capital.

Our Sponsors

Our Knowledge Partners

Our Impact Partners

Board Of Directors

Priscilla Beal

Chair, Head of Realization at Genentech

Susan Solinsky

Director, Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer at Ellipsis Health

Natalie Principe

Consultant at Organon

Kristopher Brown

Partner at Goodwin

Rachel Stahler

Chief Information Officer at Organon

Amy West

Head of US Digital Transformation & Innovation at Novo Nordisk

Prem Tumkosit

Managing Director at Merck Global Health Innovation

Our Ambassadors

Dipty Desai

Efua Edusei

Gati Dharani

Jill Angelo

Abbie Strabala

Christina Vanvuren

Chrysanthi Kefala-Dori

Deb Smolensky

Rashmi Kilam

Carli Sapir

Teo Tijerina

Nathalie Feldman

Uche Udekwe

Rohit Joshi

Arun Agarwal

Jonson Hor

Saoimanu D. Sope

Andrea Ippolito

Ryan Splitler Ph.D

Joy Rios

Ella Berlyand

Sari Kaganoff

Dr Mabel Yen Ngoc Nguyen

Julie Abrams

Sasha Cahill

Candice Smith

Rachel Trobman

Jedidah Karanja

SIman Abuzeid

Izza Hehre

Serena Editoiu

Nina Joshi

Nina Keshavarzi

Erin Sharoni

Nina Roth

Falak Muhammedi

Justin Bulova

Dr. Tahmida Nazreen

Meg Columbia Walsh