Welcome to WINS

Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm CST
  Contact : orgaffairs@aans.org


Upcoming Events/Announcements

Join WINS at the AANS Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 29-May 2
WINS Section Meeting – It will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (ET) at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel, Franklin Hall 5.

WIN section meeting

Please join WINS for the AANS/CNS Section on Women in Neurosurgery Breakfast featuring the Eisenhardt Leturer, Dr. Esther Duflo, on April 30, 2022 7-8 am (ET).

Eisenhardt Leturer

Please stay tunned for upcoming WINS announcements at the AANS Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Follow us on Social Media for more updates on upcoming events.


WINS Retreat: The First WINS Retreat took place in Snowbird Utah in July 2017. For more information on the retreat please visit:

Visit our Newsletter for more information on our past events at the annual meeting and at various Joint Section Meetings.

WINS 2020 Celebration Events

Events celebrating 30 years of WINS are planned throughout the year. Although our kick-off event at the AANS annual meeting (the Murasko-Timmons Symposium and Gala Dinner) has been postponed, please join us on our online WINS store to help us celebrate WINS’ 30th Anniversary!” https://www.winsonlinestore.com/

On October 22, 2020, WINS held a virtual cocktail party to premiere the WINS Celebration video. For more information on the event please see our newsletter article detailing the event at Virtual Cocktail Party and Premiere of WINS Celebration Video – Women in Neurosurgery (aans.org)

Please follow us on our social media platforms for updates on upcoming events!
Twitter: @WINSneurosurge1
Instagram: @wins_womeninneurosurgery

WINS Anniversary Celebration: CNS Celebrates WINS
Sunday, October 17, 2021 | JW Marriott Austin
8:30–10:00 pm

Celebrate 30 years of WINS and their accomplishments with refreshments, desserts, cocktails, music, and mingling in a relaxing setting at the JW Marriott Austin. Tickets for this celebration are $50, and are available for purchase on the Annual Meeting registration site.


The CNS Foundation is pleased to announce the Future Women Leaders in Neurosurgery Scholarship, established by a generous gift from an anonymous donor. Beginning in 2021, The CNS Foundation will annually award multiple scholarships to female neurosurgeons early in their medical career so they may attend enriching leadership opportunities of their choice. To learn more about application criteria/requirements and opportunities please visit https://foundation.cns.org/future-women-s-leadership-in-neurosurgery-scholarship-landing-page.

Please stay tunned for upcoming WINS announcements at the CNS Meeting in August in Austing, Texas. Follow us on Social Media for more updates on upcoming events