Whether she is supporting a woman newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer, helping deliver a baby, mentoring health promotion students or providing lunch for a Halifax’s homeless community – authentic she always is.
As Regional Manager of Atlantic Canada for Ovarian Cancer Canada Emilie provides leadership by: supporting women living with the disease and their families. raising awareness in the general public and with health care professionals and raises funds for research to develop early detection techniques, improved treatment and, ultimately, a cure.
Emilie volunteers as a Doula through the Chebucto Family Centre; over the past 3 years Emilie has provided over 400 hours of volunteer time to Halifax families. She sits on the board of the New Brunswick Breast and Women’s Cancer Partnership, and is involved with the Prince Edward Island Cancer Stakeholders initiative. Mostly recently she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise funds and awareness of ovarian cancer.
In her spare time Emile can be found cooking for family and friends, writing her blog, walking her canine sidekick Millie, drinking wine or boarding a plane. Her nieces believe she is the best Aunt in the world.