Women supporting women on World Ovarian Cancer Day

She is our mother, our sister, our wife, our daughter, our grandmother, our friend. This year alone, more than 10,000 Canadian women will be diagnosed with endometrial and ovarian cancers – these are the silent killers of women because symptoms mimic other ailments...

In Houda’s words… The DOvEE Project

Since August 2007, I have been a survivor. I beat ovarian cancer over a period of three years after undergoing four surgeries and countless chemotherapy sessions. Through it all, I never lost hope, because I was determined to be there for the two men in my life, my...

Women Leaders in Philanthropy

Women Leaders in Philanthropy What MUHC Foundation President Julie Quenneville wants young women to know People often ask me what it’s like to lead multi-million dollar campaigns. Fundraising is a lot more than the ask, but there’s no doubt that it requires confidence...

A Woman’s Heart Is Different

On the afternoon of October 15, 2009 I was gathering my papers and getting ready to go to the bank to make my company’s deposits. I rummaged through my purse – thinking do I have everything? Cheques, grocery list… aware that I had a lot to get done before...