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Dr. Ivy Bourgeault provides an overview of the state of knowledge about women’s leadership in the domains of health care, health sciences and Indigenous health contexts in Canada. Based on this literature as well as interviews and focus groups with emerging and established women leaders, Dr. Bourgeault will share some promising practices to create supportive environments for women to achieve leadership roles.



  Leadership Context

I work largely in health care »

It is known that women hold a unique position in health care. They constitute over 80% of the health workforce.

I work largely in health sciences »

Women’s leadership in health sciences is critical to advancing scientific inquiry which can be of unique interest to women scientists fostering the generation of new knowledge to improve health and health care.

I work in either as an Indigenous Woman or Two Spirit Leader »

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