We are a peer-led, community-based network dedicated to advancing Asian women's health and wellness through education, advocacy, and support.

June 2016
Big thanks to Gund Kwok Asian Women's Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe who awarded AWFH $2000 on June 9, 2016 to support our Achieving Whole Health program. To learn how to participate in this 8-week, 1.5 hour per session workshop or to be on the waiting list for the certification training, please email
Stop the Stigma

Did you know that suicide is the 4th leading cause of death for Asian American men and women age 24-55 in Boston? 90% of individuals who die by suicide experience mental illness. Stop the stigma of mental health problems by joining the National Public Awareness Campaign.
State of Asian Women's Health in MA


The 4th Annual State of Asian Women's Health in MA Conference was a huge success. A big thank you to all who participated! If you missed the conference, check out this Impact Boston Blog feature and video recording!
Bring Your Brave Campaign

Bring Your Brave harnesses the powerful stories of young women who have a strong connection to breast cancer. Share your story and inspire young women to learn their breast cancer risk.
Nominate AWFH for the RWJF Award for Health Equity

The RWJF Award for Health Equity presented by the Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus (APIC) For Public Health recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions toward achieving health equity. APIC will award $3,000 to the annual award recipient(s). Deadline to nominate Asian Women for Health is June 15th, so make your nomination today!
3 Myths on Work/Life Balance
"In this basic framework, the work/life balance is not an end goal but rather a tool for us to decipher how to steer and command ourselves, maintaining our course of our living our best life."

Debbie Lyn Toomey, RN is a “Health & Happiness Specialist™” and founder of Ultimate Healing Journey. She is committed to helping busy women by teaching them practical knowledge and skills sets that will best guide them to the road of a balanced, healthy, and harmonious life.
Friendly Reminders
  • Join AWFH at our annual meeting on June 15, 2016 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Impact Hub Boston on the 17th floors.
  • Have your events and announcements featured in our monthly e-newsletter by submitting it to AWFH by the 5th of each month here!
Clean, Donate, Shop,
Do Good!

Asian Women for Health is partnering with Union & Fifth to gather and sell donated designer items from members. All proceeds will help AWFH continue serving and educating women about health!
Calling Sponsors for Newsletter!
We are seeking corporate sponsors for our e-newsletter. For a small monthly fee, have your logo displayed and be recognized by 2,500+ subscribers! 
Educate. Advocate. Reciprocate.

Member of the Month
Yna Aggabao is a fashion and lifestyle blogger studying marketing and information systems at Boston College. As the TEAM (Together Empowering Asian Minds) project’s Community Engagement Liaison, she hopes to utilize her knowledge of social media and digital marketing to help spread awareness and break down the stigma of mental health in the Asian community.
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