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Canadian Public Health Association

December 11, 2019 1:30pm

Career Readiness: Non-profit Public Health Leadership


  • Karen Dickenson Smith, Director of Specialized Family Supports, Family Services of Greater Vancouver
  • Ian Culbert, Executive Director, Canadian Public Health Association

Have you ever considered a career in the non-profit sector? What is the profile of someone who is likely to succeed in this environment? This webinar will highlight opportunities for public health leadership in the non-profit sector. The presenters have spent some portion of their career in the non-profit sector and will share their professional experiences. This will include broader opportunities to influence the social determinants of health, similarities and differences with public health careers in the public or private sectors, benefits and drawbacks of careers with non-profits, and leadership lessons. Perspectives will include the local to national level.