This panel discussion will focus on health and wellness in the workplace.
Binh Tam Le, UX Researcher at Google
Binh Tam is a UX Researcher at Google. Prior to Google, she was a UX Researcher Sr. Manager at Rogers Communications where she led both consumer and enterprise research programs. She also worked in research at Scotiabank's Digital Factory, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and Baycrest Rotman Research Institute.
Binh Tam earned a bachelor's (hons) degree in psychology at Carleton University.
Jessica Kuepfer, Public Relations Manager at Home Hardware Stores Limited
Jessica Kuepfer is the Public Relations Manager at Home Hardware Stores Limited. She has been named Top 40 under 40 and 2018 Corporate PR Professional of the Year by PR in Canada. A Waterloo local, she has a degree from the University of Waterloo and recently graduated from the Leadership Waterloo Program. Outside of work, she is an avid athlete and has competed at a world championship level for duathlon, triathlon and adventure racing.
Katrina Burch, Team Lead for Mental Health Promotion and Education with the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington
For over 18 years, Katrina Burch has worked in Mental Health and Developmental services. In her current position as Team Lead for Mental Health Promotion and Education with the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington she leads a team of seven professionals who deliver workshops and trainings related to mental health and wellness, suicide prevention, as well as the Volunteer and Student Engagement programs.
As a mother of a two-year old and a stepmother to a teenager, she knows firsthand the necessity of a supportive work environment to encourage success both at home and at work. This has driven her passion for leading the Workplace Wellness Program for local employers as well as the internal committee for culture at CMHA.
Katrina is a CMHA Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor and has a vast knowledge of how to assess, plan and support implementation and evaluation of workplace wellness programs as it relates to 13 psychosocial factors. She is also a trainer in Mental Health Works, a national CMHA program for managers and supervisors that covers topics such as, understanding mental health, Stress and Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and more.