The Carol Emmott Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving fully inclusive gender equity in healthcare leadership and governance.

Equitable and diverse representation in top leadership positions leads to better performance with higher employee satisfaction and better overall health outcomes. And yet, although women make up the vast majority of the health workforce, the numbers dwindle to single digits in the highest ranks. We are taking real steps to realize more equitable leadership of health organizations at both the individual and the system level. 

The Foundation is made up of two side-by-side programs: the Carol Emmott Fellowship and The Equity Collaborative. The Fellowship and Collaborative work synergistically to pave a path for highly accomplished women leaders in health along with the nation’s health institutions to make significant progress toward realizing gender equity in the health profession. While the Fellowship develops the individual leadership capacity and national visibility of remarkable women leaders in health, the Collaborative works at a systemic level to transform and positively impact organizational cultures of health institutions.

The benefits of a diverse and equitable work environment, financial and otherwise, are significant.

Moving more women into senior leadership positions is a step toward eliminating some of the significant inequities facing women in healthcare and will ultimately help healthcare institutions build more just, diverse, productive, and better performing work environments.

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The Carol Emmott Foundation Selects Its Largest Class of 24 Participants For The Fellowship Class of 2024

The Carol Emmott Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 24 women health leaders for the Fellowship Class of 2024. This represents the largest Fellowship class since the inception of the organization, drawing from a diverse and talented group of accomplished leaders. The Carol Emmott Fellowship, the original flagship program of The Carol Emmott Foundation, aims to be at the forefront of transforming the face of the healthcare industry. The Fellowship works to accelerate gender equity in healthcare leadership by providing women leaders a platform for national visibility as well as a continuously growing network of peers, mentors, and … Continue reading “The Carol Emmott Foundation Selects Its Largest Class of 24 Participants For The Fellowship Class of 2024”

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