Women's Leadership Initiative


We are proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 Women's Leadership Awards! Congratulations to Lousanne "Zan" Lofgren, Career Impact Award recipient, and Lauren E. Geaney, MD, Career Development Award recipient. Read about them in the AOFAS press releases.

The Women's Leadership Initiative supports and encourages women in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery. As part of the initiative, the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation established the Women's Leadership Awards, recognizing outstanding female leaders in foot and ankle orthopaedics.

Learn about our current and past award recipients.


If You Can See It, You Can Be It

Women in orthopaedics share how their mentors, family, and role models inspired and supported their careers.

Thank you to Treace Medical Concepts, Inc. for their support of this video.

"If You Can See It, You Can Be It" Photo Gallery

The Women's Leadership Initiative is funded through gifts to the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation. We thank the individuals and companies who have contributed to this program since it began in 2017.

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