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Women's Well-being at Work Virtual Conference

Virtual Conference

This one-day free virtual conference will cover the health, happiness, and security of women at work. Experts will present data and trends while a panel of female leaders across industries will come together to react, respond and discuss the practical strategies that have helped them personally, in addition to the programs, policies and benefits that industry leaders use to keep women’s health at the forefront.

August 14, 2024 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

This one-day free virtual conference will cover the health, happiness, and security of women at work. Experts will present data and trends while a panel of female leaders across industries will come together to react, respond and discuss the practical strategies that have helped them personally, in addition to the programs, policies and benefits that industry leaders use to keep women’s health at the forefront.

Benefits of attending:

  • Learn from industry leaders and professionals on practical strategies, policies and programs that can help women’s health in the workplace
  • Connect with peers on the topics discussed and build a network of those with similar goals in the workplace regarding women’s wellbeing
  • Get your questions on women’s wellbeing in the workplace, as well as personally from those who are paving the way to build better workplaces.
  • Come away with strong strategies on how to implement in your own life and organization.

Who should attend:

  • Learn from industry leaders and professionals on practical strategies, policies and programs that can help women’s health in the workplace
  • Connect with peers on the topics discussed and build a network of those with similar goals in the workplace regarding women’s well-being
  • Get your questions on women’s well-being in the workplace, as well as personally from those who are paving the way to build better workplaces.
  • Come away with strong strategies on how to implement in your own life and organization.

Please click “View Presentation” to go to each session’s registration page.

All sessions are hosted live in On24. You will be able to submit questions via Q&A box, you will not be able to enable your camera or microphone. If your employer’s network security prevents you from using On24, disconnect from your VPN or watch the session on a personal device.

Session recordings will be processed and posted 1-2 hours after the live session concludes. You can access the recording by using the same link you used to access the live session

Schedule

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Managing Your Money and Savings

Explore the unique financial issues career women face, including:

  • Financial planning and budgeting
    • Barriers to pay equity
    • Knowing your worth
  • Preparing for retirement
    • Emotional and lifestyle considerations
    • Income, health care and debt management
  • Navigating divorce or the death of a partner.

Jillian Kennedy

Partner, Canadian Leader of Defined Contribution and Financial Wellness
Mercer (Canada) Limited


1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Building Your Personal and Professional Brand

Learn how to build your career and develop your role as a leader, including:

  • Boundaries and barriers for women in the workplace
    • Power dynamics and the “ick-factor”
    • Caregiving responsibilities for elderly parents, kids and grandkids
    • Addressing career gaps
  • Evolution of women leaders in the workplace
    • Establishing yourself as a professional
    • Learning to say “no”
    • Role of mentorship and sponsorship
  • Building your brand
    • Social media
    • Curating your network.

Katie O’Malley, M.Ed., BCC

Chief Executive Officer and Principal Coach
(en)Courage Coaching


3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Living and Working Healthy and Well

Get valuable insights on the emerging trends in women’s health and well-being, including:

  • Establishing healthy lifestyle practices
  • Physical health considerations for women
    • Pregnancy, fertility and postpartum
    • Mental and emotional health
    • Managing cancer and chronic disease risk
    • Perimenopause and menopause
  • Family planning and caregiving.

Lana Saal, Ed.D., CHWC, CWP, MCHES

Well-being Innovator and Chief Executive Officer
The VitHealthity Group