Howell Foundation Celebrates it’s 20th Anniversary
Our 20th anniversary celebration truly represented what the Howell Foundation stands for: a sense of community, the importance of women’s health research, empowering women with informational events, and introducing young minds to science with our scholarship program.
Today, after 20 years, the inspiration brought about by Dr. Howell has allowed the Foundation to award over 200 scholarships to aspiring researchers and doctors, to hold over 80 educational events and to fund 3 grants addressing the health of underserved and/or “at risk” women in our community.
The celebration was marked with testimonials from our scholars, all of whom are on their way to success. Our first CEI program is starting to create an impact on Latino women in our community. The support of our sister organization, Soroptimist International of La Jolla, was felt with donations towards our 2016 programs and fabulous attendance at our luncheon. Dr. Stanley Maloy from one of our dear partners, SDSU, delivered an eye-opening presentation on the need for the “one world, one health” initiative.
Two items at the luncheon helped mark this incredible journey: The support of our community with our “20 for 20” campaign, and the inspirational message from Dr. Howell, who urged all of us to keep moving up and forward in women’s health.
Our work would not have been possible without the help of our partners. Thank you for many years of accomplishments! Thank you as well to all our donors and “Friends of Howell”. Meeting our goals has been possible because of your generous and continuous support.
Stay tuned for a promising 2016!
The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research is committed to keeping the women we love healthy, advancing women’s health through research and educating women to be catalysts for improving family health in the community.
The organization does so by funding scholarships to scientists researching issues affecting women’s health; providing a forum for medical experts, scientists, doctors, researchers, and authors to convey the timely information on topics relevant to women’s health and the health of their families through its Lecture and Evening Series, and by funding research initiatives that will create women’s health awareness and advocacy in the community.