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5th Annual Vivian Pinn Symposium

May 11-12, 2021|Virtual Only

With our role on the Steering Committee, we urge you to attend this important event: 5th Annual Vivian W. Pinn Symposium, Presented by NIH and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH). Held annually during National Women's Health Week, the symposium is ORWH's signature event, honoring the first full-time director of ORWH, who made tremendous strides in advancing the mission of the Office. This year's symposium is titled “Integrating Sex and Gender Into Biomedical Research as a Path for Better Science and Innovation.” The event will illustrate the scientific, societal, and economic opportunities for integrating sex and gender into biomedical research and the power of synergistically working together.   

Attendees will explore strategies to do the following: 

  • Create bridges and capacity across silos within the scientific enterprise to build a broad-based network of government, policy makers, private funders, clinicians, researchers, academia, industry, and business organizations.
  • Integrate sex and gender considerations into the research enterprise.
  • Apply a multidimensional perspective to women’s health to advance the integration of sex and gender considerations via transdisciplinary approaches and partnerships. 
5th Annual Vivian W. Pinn Symposium
May 11–12, 2021 | Virtual Only
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The Rosalind Franklin Society recognizes and celebrates the contributions of outstanding women in the life sciences and affiliated disciplines, promotes broadened opportunities for women in the sciences, and through its many activities motivates new generations of women to this calling.  The Society honors the achievements of Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958), a British x-ray crystallographer whose extraordinary work, though largely overlooked and under-appreciated at the time, was crucial to the discovery of DNA’s structure by James Watson and Francis Crick.  The powerful symbolism of her remarkable story drives the Society’s agenda.

The Rosalind Franklin Society is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3).