WOW plans to have formal and planned meetings every 6 months to discuss the issues of Women in Ortho around the world and a yearly formal meeting to send a report to other organizations.
The meetings should have in mind the WOW missions:
- Raise awareness of the barriers to equity and inclusion of women in orthopaedic surgery and seek the engagement & partnership of orthopaedic leaders to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in orthopaedic surgery.
- Sharing knowledge and resources to address challenges face by women in orthopaedics
- The number of women in orthopaedic practice and training and the data regarding their inclusion in all aspects of national orthopaedic associations committees and activities be transparent as an indicator of a nation’s diversity efforts.
- Leaders in orthopaedics are requested to support the development of societies for women in orthopaedics and encourage their efforts to promote orthopaedic surgery as a career for women in order to increase diversity and equity in orthopaedic surgery.