NutraViews: Lack of Female Representation in Research—Problems & Solutions

Lack of Female Representation in Research: Problems & Solutions explores why women are underrepresented in clinical trials, as well as in academic research and leadership roles.

What is the state of female representation in research on nutraceuticals? Why are women underrepresented? And what are the deeper implications of this for our industry? Tune in for expert insights from Dr. Susan Hewlings, Director of Scientific Affairs, Nutrasource/GRAS Associates; Karen Howard, CEO and Executive Director of Organic & Natural Health Association; Dr. Trisha VanDusseldorp, Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, Kennesaw State University / President, International Society of Sports Nutrition; and William J. Rowe, President, CEO and Co-founder, Nutrasource.

Our experts also share advice for women working to advance their work, as well as men in leadership roles looking to foster a more inclusive environment. 

This discussion in the first installment of the NutraViews series presented by Nutrasource and WholeFoods Magazine. Stay tuned for future talks in this four-part series covering, which will cover topics that impact every aspect of the natural products industry and our ability to meet the needs of our female audience, from shortcomings in the research to shortcomings in messaging and marketing approaches. Industry experts and consumers—the shoppers you want to reach—will join the conversation to give industry members a full, thoughtful view that will lead to a better understanding of the problems, solutions, and opportunities.