About Women for Women’s 2021

International Women’s Day – Monday, March 8, 2021

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST – Virtual Networking Hour
  • 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. EST – Live National Broadcast

The hospital that reimagined healthcare has reimagineed Canada’s premiere event for advancing women’s health and health equity for everyone: Women for Women’s is now virtual!

Celebrating ten years, Women for Women’s 2021 will continue its goal of connecting champions of heath equity with its exclusive high-powered virtual gala in support of the mission and vision of Women’s College Hospital – a world leader in revolutionizing healthcare for women and everyone.

During a live broadcast (paid tickets required), guests will have access to world-leading research and empowering women’s health information from Women’s College Hospital experts Dr. Ruth Heisey and Dr. Aisha Lofters. Guests will enjoy special musical performances from Divine Brown and Jackie Richardson, as well as have an opportunity to chart a new course for the future of healthcare by supporting The Emily Stowe Society.

New this year to the Women for Women’s experience is a Marketplace! Featuring unique items and experiences provided by individuals and organizations that align with the mission and values of Women’s College Hospital, funds raised by the Marketplace will support the greatest needs of the hospital.  The Marketplace includes a special Coffee & Conversation series:  a selection of 30 minute conversations with a variety of accomplished individuals with advice to share and stories to tell.  Shoppers may choose to bid on an experience for themselves, or pay it forward as a mentorship opportunity for a worthy recipient. Be sure to check it out!

Also new this year is access to a Women’s Health Hub featuring informative, inspiring and educational women’s health content presented by Women’s College Hospital medical leaders at Women for Women’s over the last decade.

Join us on International Women’s Day for the 10th annual Women for Women’s and get ready to raise your voice for women’s health. Together, we can revolutionize healthcare for all. Tickets are $149, or $1,490 for a Bundle of 10.

To learn more about what to expect at this year’s Women for Women’s event please click the schedule button below and to learn more about Women’s College Hospital Foundation, please visit www.womenscollegehospitalfoundation.com.

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Speakers & Entertainment

Women for Women’s guests will have exclusive access to women’s health information from Women’s College Hospital leaders Dr. Ruth Heisey and Dr. Aisha Lofters. Guests will also enjoy uplifting musical performances by Divine Brown, Jackie Richardson and Powerhouse Fellowship Choir.


Chief, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Primary Care, Women’s College Hospital
Medical Director, Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers, Women’s College Hospital

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Chair, Implementation Science, Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers, Women’s College Hospital

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Chief Client Officer, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Women for Women’s Honourary Chair, Trailblazer Award Recipient

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Use the hashtag #WomenforWomens2021 to join the conversation.

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Thank you to KPMG for 10 years of partnership as our Presenting Sponsor!

Virtual Community Sponsor

Talk Sponsors

Surprise & Delight Sponsor

Visionary Sponsor

Equity Sponsors

Ally Sponsors

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Carol Cowan-Levine
Corporate Immigration Law Firm
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Economical Insurance
Fengate Asset Management
Gowling WLG

Integricon Property Restoration and Construction Group Inc.
Lifestyle with Purpose / Quintessentially Canada
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
National Bank Financial Markets
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Reliance Home Comfort
Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd
Torys LLP
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To discuss partnership opportunities, please contact Shez Puri, Manager, Philanthropy – Corporate Partnerships at [email protected].

Thank you to our incredible Women for Women’s committee

Honorary Chair: Colleen Moorehead
Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Fanjoy, Jennifer Ocampo-King

Hania Amad
Dori Christie
Victoria D’Silva
Jessica Gilbert
Lori Heller

Joanne Mealia
Katie McGarry
Paul Melville-Gray
Michelle Myers
Roxana Sultan

Get in Touch

For general enquiries, please contact Janet Patterfung, Manager, Signature & Community Events at [email protected]

To discuss partnership opportunities, please contact Shez Puri, Manager, Philanthropy – Corporate Partnerships at [email protected]

For ticket and password enquiries, please contact Amanda Tran at [email protected]

Tech Support on Event Day
[email protected] or 1-888-409-1550
Prior to event day, please reach out to Amanda Tran at [email protected].

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Visit our FAQ page to learn more about what you can expect during the 10th annual Women for Women’s Virtual Gala.

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