About The Speaker
Amie Archibald-Varley is a thought leader, author, speaker and antiracism racism educator. She is a podcaster, mental health & health equity advocate, and quality improvement/change management specialist. She inspires others to speak their truths and brings communities together to engage in “courageous conversations.” Amie is a medical contributor who has been featured on numerous television, radio and news outlets nationally and internationally. She is a freelancer and contributor with the Canadian Broadcaster Corporation (CBC). She is also a radio columnist on the Smart Speakers Series on Newstalk1010’s The Rush with Reshmi Nair. Amie has also written for The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine & Toronto Star and is currently writing a book with Harper Collins for 2024. As the co-host of the successful “Gritty Nurse Podcast”, Amie discusses hot topics in healthcare. The podcast has hit #2 in Apple Podcasts in Medicine for Canada. She also is starting 2 new podcasts in 2023: DEFIANT and Too Opinionated Podcast—launching in Feb/Mar 2023. In her role as a Health Equity Specialist, Amie provides leadership, advisory and strategic consultation related to anti-racism, and equity into a large health system's culture, policies and practices, with a specific focus on promoting respect for equity-deserving groups.