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Research and Learning



Be a Corporate Donor
and Support Women’s Health Research

Thursday, May 9, 2024

When you partner with the Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada, you are supporting the development of local graduate researchers and raising awareness for essential research around critical health issues in women and gender-diverse people.


Your sponsorship supports scholarships and inspires students!

Research in women’s health is understudied, underrecognized and undertreated. Our mission is to champion research to improve the physical, social and psychological well-being of women and gender-diverse people through scholarships and other awards.

Since 1992, we have awarded over 50 scholarships to students at the University of Manitoba. This year, our fundraising goal is to endow a third full-time graduate student scholarship. These awards help to fill funding gaps in women’s health research and encourage students to develop a career in this much needed field.

Dinner, Dance and Fun – a night to remember

After a four-year hiatus, we are so excited to bring back our signature fundraising event called Dance for Your Health, which has raised thousands towards student research scholarships. We expect to attract over 100 guests.

It’s a fun evening of fabulous food, including performances from Bollywood Fusion dancers and dance instruction at the Charisma of India Restaurant, 83 Sherbrook Street in Winnipeg, on Thursday, May 9, 2024.

Our most recent scholarship winners will also speak briefly about their research.

Partner with us

Help us continue this movement to advocate for better health in women and gender-diverse people by becoming a corporate donor for this signature event.

Your contribution of $1,200 includes:

  • Recognition at the event and post event
  • Your organization’s name and logo on the program, website, emails and social channels
  • Two tickets to the dinner and dance with priority seating

How to sponsor Fillable sponsorship form

To secure your sponsorship, complete the fillable form and send by email to You can submit your payment by cheque, Interac e-transfer or PayPal.

If you have any questions or alternative models for how your organization might be interested to support this event, please contact Cathy Cordileone at

Thank you for your time, consideration and support for Dance For Your Health 2024. Together, we can make a meaningful impact for women’s health research. 




Thank You Generous Partners!

Official Wine Sponsor


WHRFC Board of Directors

Executive Members

  • Sheri Fandrey, BSP, PhD – President
  • Danessa Peters, CPA – Vice President
  • Cathy G. Cordileone – Treasurer
  • Katelin McDermott, MSc – Secretary


  • Gaynor Williams, DPhil, MD
  • Lynn Scruby, RN, BN, MS, PhD
  • F. Carleen MacKay, BA, FCMA, FCPA
  • Donna Chow, PhD
  • Tessa Gauthier
  • Matea Tuhtar – Communications Officer
  • Stephanie Hunt, IPMA-ACP