Lynn Posluns
Founder and President of Women’s Brain Health Initiative, the only organization solely dedicated to protecting the brain health of women.
    Lynn Posluns is Founder and President of Women’s Brain Health Initiative, the only organization dedicated solely to protecting the brain health of women. Since the charity launched in Canada and the U.S. in 2012, Women's Brain Health Initiative has made tremendous strides in raising awareness about the inequity in brain aging research for women, in funding that research, and in creating compelling education programs to help women protect their cognitive vitality.Lynn has held a number of executive positions within the Retail and Fashion industries, and throughout her career, has raised millions of dollars for many philanthropic causes, focused primarily in the healthcare industry.Lynn has received numerous awards for her work in philanthropy and giving back to the community, including Women’s Executive Network’s Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women Award, the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management’s Top Ten High Achieving Women Award, Rotary International’s Paul Harris Fellowship Award and recently the Kurt and Edith Rothschild Humanitarian Award.Lynn was awarded her Honorary Doctor by York University in Toronto in June 2019 recognizing Lynn’s exceptional commitment to women’s health with the establishment of Women’s Brain Health Initiative, promoting health education and community engagement while raising essential research funding to advance women’s brain health.Lynn Posluns was the driving force and is internationally recognized for her leadership in funding the first in the world research chair for women’s brain health and aging.