Lynn Posluns is founder and president of the Women’s Brain Health Initiative, the global foundation raising money for research and education in women’s aging brain disorder. While serving as Founder and Chair of Women of Baycrest, Lynn recognized the need to raise awareness and funds beyond Toronto to help women stay brain healthy longer. Lynn’s passion and commitment for the cause now continues on a worldwide basis supporting worthy institutions that want to combat this impending crisis.
Since graduating from the University of Toronto with an undergraduate degree in commerce and finance and a masters degree in business administration, Lynn has held a number of positions within the retail and fashion industries, including president of Fairweather and managing partner of Canadian clothing designer Joeffer Caoc. Lynn is currently managing director of Cedarpoint Investments Inc., a private equity and alternative investments firm based in Toronto.
Lynn’s other community involvements have included director, Baycrest Centre Foundation; director, Toronto Fashion Incubator; Trusteeship Council; Koffler Centre of the Arts; and founding member, Invest in Research Program, Princess Margaret Hospital. Fundraising campaigns include Baycrest, University of Western Ontario, Toronto Fashion Incubator, Princess Margaret Hospital, Israel Cancer Research Fund, and United Jewish Appeal, raising millions of dollars for these and other worthy causes. In 2010 Lynn won the Baycrest Award for Foundation Leadership and in 2012 received an ICRF Women of Action award for Philanthropy.