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The Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania exists across spaces, connecting worlds.

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Transforming LGBTQ+ Health

Empowering Changemakers and Accelerating Change

LGBTQ+ people experience greater health risks due to stigma, prejudice, discrimination, and violence. Nevertheless, LGBTQ+ people are resilient in the face of adversity.

More than 7% of the U.S. and up to 25% of younger generations identify as LGBTQ+ but

fewer than 1%

of NIH funded projects focus on LGBTQ+ populations.

For every $100 awarded by U.S. foundations in 2020,

only 23 cents

specifically supported LGBTQ+ communities and issues.

Only 0.5% of $2.1 Trillion

in funding for startups went to LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.

These Numbers Don't Add Up.
That's Where We Come In.

Without joint partnerships and investments from academia, healthcare, industry, government, and community sectors, advancements to improve the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals will lag and stagnate.

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Eidos is a connector and think tank.

Eidos LGBTQ+ health initiative brings together social enterprise, education, research, and community resources to create  real-world applications that will transform LGBTQ+ health.

Taking an action-oriented business approach and backed by world-class research, we co-create innovative solutions that ensure impact for LGBTQ+ communities.

Together, we can make an impact.

Click the icons to explore see how our services can add a more integrative, humanistic approach to your ideas.

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Ensuring Impact

Turn evidence-based strategies into economically sustainable solutions while prioritizing those in need

Evaluation

Examine how existing programs and interventions improve care and well-being to assess their effectiveness and impact

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Discovery

Explore together where LGBTQ+ health research and business innovation intersect to create transformative tools and programs

Advising

Collaborate on program design highlighting key priorities, aid in capacity building, and offer technical expertise to produce high-impact programs across sectors

Education

Provide training that builds tangible skills in LGBTQ+ healthcare through a wide array of speakers, workshops, and conferences

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Connect with Us

We’re looking to connect and work with partners across sectors.

If you’re ready to transform LGBTQ+ health, please reach out to us.

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