Lynn Posluns
Lynn Posluns is founder and president of the Women’s Brain Health Initiative, the global foundation raising money for research and education in women’s aging brain disorder. While serving as Founder and Chair of Women of Baycrest, Lynn recognized the need to raise awareness and funds beyond Toronto to help women stay brain healthy longer. Lynn’s passion and commitment for the cause now continues on a worldwide basis supporting worthy institutions that want to combat this impending crisis.

Since graduating from the University of Toronto with an undergraduate degree in commerce and finance and a masters degree in business administration, Lynn has held a number of positions within the retail and fashion industries, including president of Fairweather and managing partner of Canadian clothing designer Joeffer Caoc. Lynn is currently managing director of Cedarpoint Investments Inc., a private equity and alternative investments firm based in Toronto.

Lynn’s other community involvements have included director, Baycrest Centre Foundation; director, Toronto Fashion Incubator; Trusteeship Council; Koffler Centre of the Arts; and founding member, Invest in Research Program, Princess Margaret Hospital. Fundraising campaigns include Baycrest, University of Western Ontario, Toronto Fashion Incubator, Princess Margaret Hospital, Israel Cancer Research Fund, and United Jewish Appeal, raising millions of dollars for these and other worthy causes. In 2010 Lynn won the Baycrest Award for Foundation Leadership and in 2012 received an ICRF Women of Action award for Philanthropy.

Entries by Lynn Posluns

Mental Health Awareness Week Helps Us Talk About the Tough Stuff

(1) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 8:30 AM

"I'm fine" seems to be the phrase of choice when someone asks how we're doing. We rarely take a moment to check in with ourselves and see if we are truly "fine." With Mental Health Week upon us in Canada, now is the perfect time to talk about all of...

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Women's Brain Health Needs to Be a Priority, Too

(6) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 5:36 PM

We're currently going through a health trend that stresses the importance of an active lifestyle for your body. But what are we doing to maintain a healthy mind?

When I first launched the Women's Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) a few years ago, my primary goal was to...

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Try These Munchies For Mental Magnificence

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 9:19 PM

We've all heard it before: "you are what you eat." For some people that is pizza and beer, and for others it is quinoa and acaii berries. The truth of the matter is an apple a day can keep the doctor away and incorporating certain foods like apples into your...

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The Mother's Day Gift of Good Brain Health

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 5:53 PM

With Mother's Day coming up, now seems like a fitting time to point out the incredible need for research into women's brain health.


Because every Mother's Day we celebrate and honour the women in our lives. The day conjures memories of special moments. We think fondly on the essential...

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More Women Get Alzheimer's, so Why Don't we Study Their Brains?

(12) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 12:59 PM

I'm fortunate that no one in my immediate family has dementia -- heart and stroke seems to get us ultimately -- but I'm at the stage where I wonder if it's distraction when I can't find my car in the parking lot... or if something more serious is going on....

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