Our speakers from Gowling WLG and Accenture share tangible ways they are empowering and equipping their staff to support each other through training, story-telling, and personal commitment statements.
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Jennifer Jackson is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Products Technology Practice. She is the Mental Health ERG executive sponsor for Accenture Canada and is passionate about allowing employees to bring their authentic selves to the workplace each day. Jennifer is based out of the Toronto office and has 20+ years of experience in business transformation projects. Jennifer has been the technology lead on a major retail grocery account for 10+ years and has pivoted her team to an aggressive journey of automation. Jennifer has deep architecture, release management and project delivery skills. She has had leadership roles in multiple SAP implementations and is actively involved in many of Accenture’s strategic retail and consumer goods clients as an executive advisor.
Michael Herman is general counsel and a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office and past co-leader of the firm's Corporate Finance, M&A and Private Equity Group.
Linda Weichel is VP, Initiatives at CivicAction. She draws on her business and communications leadership and passion for city-building as she drives action across sectors to improve the Toronto region’s economic, social, and environmental prosperity. Linda is leading CivicAction’s MindsMatter/SoutienBienÊtre program that has seen 1200 organizations take the MindsMatter assessment and that now have the actions they need to benefit the mental health of as many as 2.5 million employees.