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July 23, 2020 Joint Webinar - EBPA & WP&BC

  • July 23, 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • Online Webinar

Registration is closed

Thursday - July 23, 2020

Plan to join us at this Joint Webinar session with the Employee Benefits Planning Association (EBPA) and the Western Pension & Benefits Council, Seattle Chapter (WP&BC). 

Back to work amidst COVID19

In this workshop Elisabeth will discuss unconscious bias and racial discrimination during a the COVID19 pandemic. By exploring the specific racism relating to individuals, employees and the broader community, this workshop aims to address how organizations can prepare to return to work and support remote work, particularly through the use of digital tools. Elisabeth will provide steps to enhance diversity and employee engagement in a challenging time. 

Elisabeth Cooke, BA, JD Law 

Chief Diversity and Strategy Officer, Dignii

Elisabeth is the Co-Founder and Chief Diversity and Strategy Officer of Dignii, a tech company that elevates dignity in the workplace through inclusive employee engagement. Dignii provides software solutions for HR leaders that want to measure diversity and improve inclusion. Elisabeth has a BA in Human and Social Development from UVic and a Juris Doctor in Law from the University of Melbourne.

Elisabeth is a trusted advisor to government, organisations and associations, and industry. She has specialized in diversity management for the past 10 years. She provides commentary and analysis for major media organisations, including CTV, Global and Postmedia outlets on the issues of diversity and inclusion. Elisabeth brings over 20 years’ experience to her work, carved out across Canada, the United States, Australia and South East Asia.

Guarding the Future: A New Generation of Cancer Challenges

     Challenges in our Cancer Landscape

-          Genetic & Precision Medicine

-          COVID-19 Impacts on Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

-          Post COVID-19 Cancer Challenges & Management

-          Principles of an Effective Cancer Strategy

-          Cancer Guardian Program Features

Join us as we uncover the real-world challenges impacting cancer care in our increasingly complex and high-cost health care system. In this session, we will explore the burden that COVID-19 is imposing on our cancer landscape as well a comprehensive solution that organizations can deploy, giving their employees access to a corporate cancer program that leverages genetic testing, patient advocacy and technology to better navigate the clinical, practical and financial landscape of cancer.

Darren Rowe

Chief Innovation & Operations Officer

Wamberg Genomic Advisors

A co-founder and former CEO of the UK’s largest independent cancer navigation company, Darren is WGA’s Chief Innovation Officer, with leadership responsibility for strategic innovation and program design. His background is in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

Leading Champions Oncology’s European subsidiary businesses, Darren helped them achieve a market cap of $180m from a zero base. Darren is a former board member of Bowel Cancer UK and current board member of UK-based health technology company Trustedoctor.

In his spare time, Darren mentors small businesses and designs programs to help individuals lead happier and more meaningful lives.

Lynnette Bates

SVP, Sales & Business Development

Wamberg Genomic Advisors

Lynnette is a Senior VP of Business Development for Wamberg Genomic Advisors, Inc., specializing in custom genomic-based product and service offerings for employee benefit brokers and insurance carriers.

Through Lynnette’s extensive background in Sales, Client Management, Marketing and Project Management she provides a strategic and holistic consulting approach for employers, insurance brokers and carriers. Previous companies include Human Longevity, Inc., Unum Insurance and American Express.

She graduated from Arizona State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications & Media Studies.



Thursday, July 23, 2020


Webinar with YOUR computer


9:00 am  "Back to Work - Amidst Covid19"

9:50 Break - Question & Answers

10:00 am "Guarding the Future: A New Generation of Cancer Challenges"

10:50 - Question & Answers - Adjourn

NO COST for this webinar but you must register.  You can do so via WP&BC registration page or the EBPA registration page.   

The link for the session will be sent within 24 hours prior to the meeting. 

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