Women in Orthopaedics

The dawn of a new era: diversity symposia at the SICOT Congress

​Temiloluwa Olufemi (Nigeria)
SICOT Associate Member
SICOT WiO Blog Lead

Diversity, equity and inclusion have caused a paradigm shift worldwide. Sadly, most organizations only pay lip service by ‘talking the talk’ without ‘walking the walk’. As the leading international orthopaedic organization, SICOT featured the inaugural diversity symposium at the 2022 SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress (OWC) in Kuala Lumpur with resounding feedback.

A letter of courage

When last did you read a ‘real’ letter?... Join us to read this courageous letter by an anonymous female orthopaedic surgeon in Turkey as she recounts the events 6 February 2023 (English translation by Ece Nur Cinar).

2023 International Women’s Day

The SICOT WiO blog warmly welcomes all our members, allies and friends to 2023!! We look forward to making MAGIC together this year!!!

As we celebrate the 2023 International Women’s Day tagged #EmbraceEquity, let’s meet the exemplary Super Seven of Women Orthopaedic Surgeons of India Collective Empowerment (WOICE)


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