Join us as we “go there” on aspects of women’s health that are too often whispered or ignored. Explore hormones, microbiomes and physiological changes from early womanhood to fertility to menopause to postmenopause. Have a better understanding of how your body evolves as you age and how that impacts emotions, stress and life experience both today and in the future.
Then stick around to socialize with the group, celebrate womanhood and try the Toto Washlet experience!
Meet our event partner, Juno Bio
Juno Bio is a startup working to close the gender health gap. Women’s health research has been sidelined for far too long and vaginal health is badly in need of a good scientific sorting out. In particular, vaginal health conditions associated with vaginal microbes - aka the vaginal microbiome - such as bacterial vaginosis and infertility, are massively under-researched. We’re conducting The Juno Study to decode the vaginal microbiome and power up discovery of the right solutions for every woman. This event will give attendees the opportunity to participate in The Juno Study. Learn more about it here: https://www.juno.bio/the-juno-study
10 attendees will receive a copy of Leslie Schrock’s book “Bumpin': The Modern Guide to Pregnancy: Navigating the Wild, Weird, and Wonderful Journey From Conception Through Birth and Beyond”
Barbara Mark, PhD, Founder, A Time of My Own
For decades, Barbara Mark has worked with professional women in midlife to listen, guide, support and cajole them to clarity and decisive action as well as attaining professional and personal fulfillment and satisfaction. She is an in-demand speaker on the psychology of midlife women, the stages of adult development and how these stages impact career and leadership development in women.
Homeira İzadi, M.D, FAAP, ABAARM, ABIHM, ABOIM, Ownder, Pristine Wellness Center
Dr.Izadi is a quadruple board certified Medical Doctor (MD) with over 25 years experience in a variety of settings from top medical centers where she had used the most advanced technology, and been to war zones where her stethoscope was her only tool.
Emily Harari, Scientific Illustrator (Hlusko Lab) & Juno Lab
Emily Harari is currently studying Genetics at UC Berkeley. She began her work in women's health researching urinary tract infections for a Bay Area diagnostics company. Shortly after, her passion for closing the gender gap in healthcare led her to Juno Bio, a biotech company decoding the vaginal microbiome. In addition to scientific research, Emily is interested in health literacy and health equity. She is also a science writer and science illustrator.
Adimika Arthur, Executive Director, Healthtech 4 Medicaid
Adimika Arthur is an experienced clinical epidemiologist and hospital/health system executive. She uniquely brings her population health, public hospital expertise and focus on improving health equity and access to quality care for vulnerable populations. She serves as the founding Executive Director for HealthTech for Medicaid (HT4M). HT4M is a collaborative convening of payers, providers, policymakers and innovative entrepreneurs collectively advocating for health equity and improvement of the Medicaid program on a national scale. This collective of advocates believe that with the strategic injection of technology and innovation into the Medicaid ecosystem and strives to be a bold, action-oriented, and inclusive network working to ensure critical new technology reaches Medicaid enrollees and other traditionally disadvantaged populations.
Adimika is a public health leader, hospital executive and humanitarian who holds numerous certificates and awards. She combines her love of mentoring, servant leadership and service by maintaining non-profit board roles for many organizations including CALHIPSO and others focused on the pipeline of underrepresented youth getting into the full spectrum of health careers. She received her BS in Biochemistry from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia, her Masters Degree in Public Health in Epidemiology and Health Systems from the University of Washington and spent time at Boston University School of Medicine.
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