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May 3, 2023

Women United’s Mission: To mobilize the caring power of women to advance the common good in our community. Women United directly support youth in our community through United Way’s On Track to Success program.


Women United’s annual Celebrating Women Who Inspire Us presented by Green Shield Canada luncheon is the signature event of United Way’s Women United program. It brings together people in the community for an inspirational event, featuring a keynote speaker, as well as information about the Women United and its impact in the community.

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2023 | 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Where: Fogolar Furlan | 1800 North Service Rd E

Ticket: $50 Each or $450 for a Table of 10 | Includes entry to event & hot luncheon

Key Note Speaker: Harriet Ekperigin, VP of Mental Health at Green Shield Canada and Head of Clinical & Operations for Inkblot Therapy. 

Speaker Biography:

Harriet brings over 20 years of experience in the mental health sector. As Vice President of Mental Health at Green Shield Canada and head of Clinical & Operations at Inkblot therapy, she is responsible for growing the mental health strategy that supports the organization’s mandate as a payor and provider of mental health services. 

Prior to her role, Harriet was the Senior Lead for Virtual Mental Health at the Ontario Telemedicine Network and Ontario Health. She oversaw the dramatic growth of Ontario’s virtual mental health program – from a pilot project to Canada’s first province-wide, fully-funded, internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy program. Of note, this program supported over 120,000 Ontarians during the pandemic. 

Harriet has held several transformative roles in the private and public sector, including with KPMG, the Ministry of Transportation, eHealth Ontario and the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health. She began her career as a mental health nurse in the U.K. and moved to Canada in 2001. 

She currently serves as the Vice-Chair on the Board of Directors for Connex Ontario and sits as co-chair on a working group of the National Mental Health and Substance Use Standardization Collaborative. 

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