2022 APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize

The APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize 2022 recognising excellence in promoting women's well-being and economic empowerment.

The 2022 APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize has officially launchedIn 2018, the APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize was created to recognise research that enables policy makers, business leaders, and others to identify and implement measures to improve women’s health in APEC economies so women can join and rise in the workforce.

APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies initiative

Since 2014 the APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies initiative has been working on a public-private partnership basis to improve women’s health so women can join, thrive, and rise in the workforce. In 2015 the APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies initiative published a Policy Toolkitwhich details the issues, actions, and implementing elements for improving women’s health across five pillars: workplace health and safety; health access and awareness; work-life balance; sexual and reproductive health; and gender-based violence.

In order to be considered for the APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize, individuals must submit an original piece of research that is no older than two years of age as of January 1, 2020. All are welcome to apply.


  1. All are welcome to apply

  2. A background in academia is not required

  3. The research must be evidence based

  4. The research must be submitted in English (if the research was not originally written in English, it must be professionally translated)

The winner of the prize will win USD $20,000, while the 2 runners-up will win USD $5,000 each. If the winner or runner up is from government then the prize money will be given instead to HealthyWomen (a women’s health not-for-profit). Alternatively, the winner or runners-up may designate a not-for-profit entity to receive the prize money.

Click here: APEC Healthy Women Healthy Economy Prize Accepting Applications

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