The Women's Research Initiative on HIV/AIDS elevates, enhances, and expedites HIV treatment and prevention research on women and girls and identifies gaps in clinical care/research. This annual meeting assembles national HIV/AIDS thought leaders representing clinical care, research, academia, advocacy, government, industry, and women living with HIV and is responsible for initiatives that have directly impacted the progress and direction of HIV research.

WRI 2016 focused on women across the entire spectrum of HIV cure research, from clinical trial research participation and conduct, to ethics and stakeholder engagement, to advocacy, policy and funding around HIV cure.

The 2015 WRI embarked on a novel five-year visioning process to identify major policy needs and research challenges that must be addressed and overcome in order to significantly reduce the rate of new HIV infections and disease progression among women in the United States by 2020.

The 2014 WRI meeting focused on the role that violence and trauma play for women in HIV acquisition, access to care, care delivery, retention, and wellness outcomes.

The 2013 WRI meeting focused on creating enduring engagement of women in HIV research and care across the research spectrum. 

The 2012 WRI meeting focused on contextualizing women's lives: enhancing HIV research and care for women living with and at risk for HIV disease.

The 2011 WRI meeting focused on the issues surrounding antiretroviral (ARV) use in women for the prevention and treatment of HIV disease.

The 2010 WRI meeting aimed to address the complex question: What makes women vulnerable to HIV infection, and once infected, to disease progression? 

The 2009 WRI meeting aimed to identify and then prioritize research questions in order to determine the area of focus that would most significantly impact our understanding of HIV disease in women.

The report from the 2007 WRI meeting updates many of the ongoing efforts of the WRI which have been developed since WRI's inception in 2003.

The 2006 WRI meeting focused identifying the most critical constraints to accelerating progress in research and focusing our efforts only on those specific constraints within our direct sphere of influence.

In 2005 the Women and HIV Think Tank changed its name to WRI to reflect the work of the group and ongoing commitment to measurable results in the management of HIV disease in women.

The 2004 Women and HIV Think Tank surpassed expectations by achieving all of its stated objectives as well as develping additional opportunities for collaboration and advocacy.

The 2003 Women and HIV Think Tank meeting was the first of its kind convened by The Well Project.

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