Support the 2016 Awards Benefit

I am happy to share that the National Women’s Health Network will host the 9th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health on October 17, 2016, 6 pm, at The Whittemore House in Washington, DC.

The fundraising reception will honor:

Vivian W. Pinn, MD

Vivian W. Pinn, M.D.

Dr. Pinn served as the first full-time Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health.


Vanessa Schick, Assistant Professor, University of Texas School of Public Health

A social psychologist, Vanessa is an activist who focuses her work on body acceptance as well as sexual and gender minority populations.

Guest Speaker


Sandra Kim, Founder, Everyday Feminism

Sandra leads one of the most popular independent feminist media sites in the world.  She demonstrates an earnest commitment to intersectionality and radical inclusiveness in her work to promote feminist values.

To be a sponsor or purchase individual tickets, visit our event site.  If you’re unable to attend, your gift makes a difference to improve women’s lives.

Established in 2008, the Awards for Activism in Women’s Health honor Network co-founder Barbara Seaman and recognize work that exemplifies the spirit and approach of Barbara, including her unwavering insistence on listening to women, her dogged determination to see abuses corrected and her bridge building between generations.

We hope you will join us to celebrate our theme of Healthcare for All and activism in women’s health as we honor these remarkable women.