A part of the Howell Foundation’s mission is to help educate women to be catalysts for family health.  By motivating and inspiring women to learn more about healthful living, we hope to turn their knowledge into action.

Health Lecture Series Luncheons

The Howell Health Lecture Series Luncheons provide a forum for medical experts, scientists, doctors, researchers, and/or authors to convey the very latest information on topics relevant to women's health. Some of the recent subjects covered: breast cancer, heart health, Alzheimer's, and the importance of nutrition, exercise and sleep. Learn More


Health and Happiness Evening Series

The Foundation's strategic plan includes creating educational events that will serve to extend our key message of "Keeping the Women We Love Healthy" to communities throughout the county. This outreach effort is one of our key goals to inform a larger population of women in San Diego County and in society as a whole. Learn More


Howell Foundation Speakers Service

The Howell Foundation Speakers Service extends the Foundation’s educational mission into corporations and nonprofit organizations locally and throughout the country and features speakers who are distinguished in their fields.  One hundred percent of the speaking fee goes directly to the Doris A. Howell Foundation. Learn more.


Community Engagement Initiative

The Community Engagement Initiative focuses on building partnerships with established community organizations capable of developing and implementing education, research, and service programs designed to improve the health and well-being of women. Learn More.



  1. Providing grants for women's health research to promising undergraduates
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  2. Sponsoring symposia, learning luncheons and other educational outreach mechanisms concerning women's health and related issues.
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