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Women of Influence Spotlight Series – Deconstructing Stigma

On October 29, we sat down with three groundbreaking experts who not only shared their personal stories, but also reveal key learnings for any woman navigating mental health, ageism or fertility challenges. Together they helped unpack associated stigmas in the workplace and the resulting impact on career growth, while providing tangible insights for a path forward.

Notable guests

Our Panelists

Meet Dr. Vivien Brown

Meet Dr. Vivien Brown

As a preeminent family physician and VP of Medical Affairs at Medisys Health Group, a company focused on advancing preventative health, Dr. Brown has won countless accolades and board appointments for her extensive work in the field. Her recent best-seller 'A Woman's Guide to Healthy Aging - Seven essential ways to keep you vital, happy and strong', has become critical reading for any woman as they advance in their career.

Meet Dr. Marjorie Dixon

Meet Dr. Marjorie Dixon

As CEO and Medical Director of Anova Fertility, Dr. Dixon is an award-winning entrepreneur and a leading industry expert on women's reproductive health. In three years she has grown Anova Fertility from a staff of 8 to over 80 and brought world-class innovations to Canada. As a passionate advocate for women's health, Dr. Dixon regularly shares her knowledge as a monthly resident expert on CityLine.

Meet Christine Laperriere

Meet Christine Laperriere

Is the executive director of the Women of Influence Advancement Centre, president of Leader In Motion, a leadership development organization, and the author of Too Busy to Be Happy — a guide to using Emotional Real Estate to improve both your work and your life.

To listen to the live event, visit our Live from the Podium audiocast and gain insights and inspiration.

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