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Women Leading Philanthropy


Purposeful Change: Women's Philanthropy Symposium

May 29, 20204 - 2pm to 4pm 

Location Holiday Inn South - Red Deer

Women Leading Philanthropy at

Red Deer Regional Health Foundation

Women Leading Philanthropy (WLP) at Red Deer Regional Health Foundation is a dynamic group of community-driven women who are dedicated to creating significant advancements in healthcare. Through their support of innovative women's initiatives, WLP members play a vital role in driving positive change and improving patient care in the Central Zone.

Empowering Women for Change


United in their commitment to innovation and positive change, WLP members select and fund women's health initiatives that have a direct impact on patient care and shape the future of healthcare delivery. Together, members of the WLP program empower women to actively transform healthcare in our region, both now and in the future.

Join Women Leading Philanthropy

As a member, you'll have the opportunity to participate in three annual events: a Spring Symposium, a Fall Networking Social, and a Winter Formal. Your membership funds will support initiatives chosen by our members, contributing to meaningful improvements in patient care within the Central Zone. Make a difference and join WLP today!

Meet the Committee

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Joanne Brisbois

Lab Manager     

Red Deer Regional Hospital   


Kaelyn Gillard                   Regional Public Affairs

Nova Chemicals


Ivy Parsons

Clinical Addiction Practice Lead, AHS AMH  

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Manon Therriault                  CEO

Red Deer Regional Health Foundation


Kyla Cameron    
Branch Manager
Scotia Wealth Management


Holly Glassford


Royal Canadian Mounted Police   


Donna Purcell   


Donna Purcell QC Law   


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Kerri Tisdale                      President

Novamen Inc.


Rachel Collin      

Investment Associate

Scotia Wealth Management


Deena Kordt      

Publisher, Podcaster

Divorce Magazine Canada


Tammie Sorensen            

CPHR and LCP™ Coach

TalentCircle Consulting

& Coaching

A Unique Philanthropic Approach

At Red Deer Regional Health Foundation, WLP represents a distinct and focused giving circle that embodies active participation and empowerment. This program actively engages donors in decision-making processes, fostering a collaborative environment where like-minded women of diverse backgrounds unite to effect change in healthcare. WLP is dedicated to supporting innovative women's health-care projects through engaged, collective, and active philanthropy. Donors of WLP have the opportunity to make a significant impact by directing their giving to this program through generous annual gifts or convenient monthly donations.

Connecting Donors and Healthcare Professionals

Through the WLP program, female philanthropists are directly connected with female physicians, specialists, and healthcare professionals in the Central Zone. This connection enables them to support innovative initiatives and educational endeavors aimed at driving meaningful change and advancements in healthcare delivery.

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