Ms. Leora Hornstein’s Full BIO:
“My passion and purpose has always centered around health promotion and protection, so it immediately made sense to focus on creating and growing healthy and safe workplaces,” says Leora. “Fast-forward to today and I’m just as passionate now as when I first started out.”
Leora Hornstein is a Registered Nurse, Certified Occupational Health Nurse, and a trained fitness and Yoga instructor. As the Well-being Specialist at Cenovus Energy, Leora pioneered the conversation around mental health at work, changing perceptions and reducing stigma. She evolved Cenovus’s health & wellness program into a holistic mental health and well-being strategy. Leora strives to protect and promote employee well-being, cultivate human-centered work cultures, and transform organizational health. Leora advocates that a healthy workforce is the foundation for thriving organizations and healthy communities, and that the benefits of a healthy workforce accrue for workers and organizations. In both her busy family life and in her career, Leora fulfils her life’s purpose: doing work that serves others. She prioritizes a healthy lifestyle to achieve personal wellness and pursue this meaningful work. She received a 2021 Young Women in Energy Award and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Industry Recognition Award in 2019 and 2020.