Articles Virtual Series – Leading Through Change – Leadership Mindset + Mental Health

Now more than ever as a community we need to support each other on this journey and forge ahead and navigate through COVID and these uncertain times. We are here to support you; you are not alone!

As we come out of the Great Pause and adjust to our new normal. What lessons have we learned, how is your emotional and physical wellness? Our experts discuss a leadership mindset, mental health, and mental fitness as we prepare for getting back to the new normal! Do not miss this important discussion as we speak to our leaders about overcoming adversity, leadership, and mental health and wellness to reset, refocus, stay strong, and be well!

We have been given a gift to transform, to make changes in the way we play, work, and do business! This is a time to make a plan to embrace a new way of doing things with a focus on our mental health, and a leadership mindset.

Moderator: Monica Kretschmer, CEO, Universal Womens Network™ Inc.


Dr. Karen MacNeill, Ph.D., R.Psyc, CPO, Chief Product Officer, Headversity | @DrKMacNeill | @Headversity

As the founder of Headversity, Dr. Karen MacNeill, Ph.D., R. Psyc is a performance psychologist, she has been working with Olympians and Fortune 500 Companies to provide the tools and strategies to help people build mental health, mental fitness, and resilience. Her mission is to help workplaces get ahead of adversity so their people can think, feel and BE better.

Dr. Karen MacNeill has the unique experience of having both competed and consulted on the World Stage. She is a performance psychologist with over 20 years of experience, having worked with athletes competing at the last 4 Olympic Winter Games, and competed herself at the international level for over a decade. Most recently, she was the Lead Mental Performance Consultant for the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea and will perform the same role in the 2021 Olympics in Japan. As part of the day to day routine,

Karen thrives having a broad scope of practice focused on building mental health, mental fitness, and resilience. She is a founding partner with headversity, a mental wellness tech company that measures, tracks, and trains resilience to help people think, feel, and be better. She is a psychologist at Copeman Healthcare Centre, helping leaders and clients navigate mental health challenges and build resilience. Karen has also fulfilled contracts with multiple fortune 500 companies, has been a sessional instructor for the Haskayne School of Business MBA Programs teaching a course on High-Performance Leadership. Karen is a sought-after presenter and speaker having delivered multiple presentations to CEO forum, leadership conferences, and corporate events. She has been invited as a keynote speaker to industry-leading conferences, organizational retreats and presented to aspiring leaders at the Young Women of Influence event. She has also been selected as a TEDx speaker and was to deliver this talk later this spring. Karen provides leadership and contributes to her professional community having served on the Managing Council for Canadian Sport Psychology Associations, is a trustee for Canadian Athletic Foundation, and a member of Tourism Calgary’s Calgary Sport and Major Event advisory committee.

Lori Casselman – President and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), Wello | @GetWello

Lori is a dynamic and innovative business leader with over 20 years of leadership experience in the healthcare, group benefits and technology domains. Lori has a wealth of expertise, previously holding a number of executive positions within Sun Life Financial, and served as Chief Health Officer at League.

Lori is passionate about the power of partnership and enabling strategic alignment between start-ups and global enterprise organizations. She also is on the advisory boards of Move the Dial and Tech for Sick Kids Hospital.

Catherine Brownlee, President, and CEO of Catherine Brownlee Inc. (CBI) | @CBI_Rocks

Catherine Brownlee is the President and CEO of Catherine Brownlee Inc. (CBI), where she brings over 30 years’ experience in executive search and development, marketing strategies and networking from around the globe, across all sectors. Her database of over 85,000 contacts demonstrates her capacity to motivate, build and achieve results. Her forte is connecting people and organizations, while nurturing objectives and maintaining focus. She was recognized by her peers for her outstanding leadership with a Women of Influence Award, and a Paul Harris Award through the Rotary Club of Calgary, respectively. Catherine is a recognized expert and speaker on the subject of industry strategies and advancements. She regularly presents career seminars for those looking to find the job of their dreams and maintain a competitive advantage in today’s market. Catherine also teaches her seminar content at SAIT and Mount Royal University.

Catherine is the co-author of three bestsellers. Want to Work in Oil and Gas?, Cat’s Tips to Get the Job of Your Dreams and How to Sell in Any Economy, the latter of which hit the number one on Amazon, in three categories, on its first day of release. In her spare time, Catherine is committed to serving her community and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Calgary. Her passion is seen in the areas of human rights, serving children, and disadvantaged communities.


2 thoughts on “Virtual Series – Leading Through Change – Leadership Mindset + Mental Health”

  1. As a change manager, helping to develop and support resilience in the workplace thank you for this amazing presentation.

    1. Thank you, Janice, for joining our Leading Through Change – Leadership Mindset + Mental Health event! Thank you for taking the time to provide the feedback and for being a SupportHER. It is GREATLY appreciated! Looking forward to seeing you back!

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