Amie Archibald-Varley | Leadership: Transforming your Teams with Compassion & Empathy | NSB Engage Virtual Webinar

We continue to witness and examine the impact that the past few years have had on our lives. In many industries and communities, the pandemic has left our tanks empty. So, what now?

More than ever, leaders must to commit to the ongoing work of creating environments that are supportive, inspiring, and attractive.


Based on her experience within healthcare & health equity advocacy, Amie shares how leaders in any industry can lead with compassion and empathy. When working with teams that are suffering from moral injury and stress, Amie shows how this leadership mindset can help to transform and restore their mental health, satisfaction, and productivity.

We’ve met many challenges but we now have an opportunity to make our workplaces, schools, & communities stronger than ever.

Key takeaways from this presentation will include:

  • How to assess the current state of your team and organization
  • How to combat stigma and shame around mental health in your workplace
  • How to connect with one another through compassion, empathy, and engagement



Amie Archibald-Varley is a thought leader, speaker, antiracism/anti-Black racism educator, health equity advocate, podcaster, and quality improvement specialist. Amie is an ally in fighting against anti-Indigenous racism. She has advanced education through San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training to enhance the ability to speak out and advocate for social justice for Indigenous people. She inspires others to speak their truths and brings communities together to engage in “courageous conversations”.

Amie is the co-host of the successful “Gritty Nurse Podcast” which discusses hot topics in healthcare. It has hit #2 in Apple Podcasts in Medicine for Canada.  Amie is also the Director of Multimedia at CanadiEM.

Amie has co-moderated and has been a speaker for many anti-racism and health equity discussions. She has facilitated discussions with CBC Radio, McMaster Program Development Faculty/ McMaster DeGroote School of Medicine, Canadian Black Nurses Alliance, The Conference Board, & Philadelphia Inquirer.

Amie has been featured on numerous TV, Radio, and News media outlets nationally and internationally. Amie has been a frequent medical contributor on CBC, CTV, Global News, CityNews, The Agenda, CTV W5, and TODAY.  She has written for The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine & Toronto Star.


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