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WW2G Trek Connects Outstanding Women Leaders Across Health and Long Term Care

June 13, 2019

Meet the notable women leaders joining this year’s Trek!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be mentored by some of the top women in health and long-term care today? Come Trek with us and find out!

Along with supporting emerging women entrepreneurs in Nigerian communities through MEDA’s WAY project, one goal of the WW2G Trek is to connect outstanding women leaders across our industry, forming new relationships and exploring opportunities for partnership and collaboration far beyond the days on the Trail.

We know you will be as thrilled as we are about the notable women leaders who are joining us this year. Read on to learn more about one of the many people you’ll want to Trek with…

We are excited to announce that Lois Cormack, President & CEO of Sienna Senior Living will walk with us on July 20.

An accomplished leader, Lois has been growing and transforming senior living and health care organizations for more than 30 years. Appointed President and CEO in 2013, she led Sienna through significant growth and transformation, successfully rebranding and repositioning the company as one of Canada’s leading high quality seniors’ living providers.
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We are delighted to share that Miriam Freymond Turnbull, Vice President and General Manager of ProResp Inc., will hike with us July 18-21.

A passionate and engaging leader, Miriam has been with ProResp for over 28 years. She began her career as a registered respiratory therapist working in acute care where she gained a breadth of clinical experience, which is foundational to her leadership approach. With a move into community care, she started her leadership career path and now has an extensive and successful background in local, regional, and senior executive roles.
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Returning participant Sharon Henderson, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Chartwell Retirement Residences, joins us for the 2019 Trek.

With Chartwell since 2009, Sharon’s national role includes oversight for corporate and regional marketing, brand stewardship, online investment, corporate communication strategies and reputational risk.
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For the first time ever, peopleCare warmly welcomes Donna Duncan, CEO of the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) to the Trek, walking July 20.

Donna is an experienced senior leader, with an extensive background in health and academics. Prior to joining OLTCA, she was President and CEO of the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, and before that, an executive at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
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From July 18-21st, we will host our annual Women Walking to Grow “WW2G” Trek along the Bruce Trail. Participants will spend four days walking 100 km of the trail and networking with other long-term care sector leaders. There is also an option for guests to join the group for one day on July 20th – walking either 10 km or 20 km – followed by a celebration BBQ.

Register for the 2019 WW2G Trek or support a trekker by visiting the Women Walking to Grow website. Or learn more about WW2G Trek Sponsorship Opportunities.