We Are IH: Social worker advocates for women’s health

May 25, 2023
Katie loves hiking and spending time outdoors.

Name: Kathleen (Katie) Keegan (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Perinatal Social Worker, Primary Care Network
Years of Service:
Worksite: Rutland Health Centre  
Community: Kelowna
Ancestral Territory Syilx Nation
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: "Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness." – Kurt Vonnegut

Perinatal social worker Katie Keegan has been passionate about helping others and acknowledging and supporting the inherent power of women throughout her life and career. Born and raised in Kelowna, Katie always had a natural, helping nature, and an interest in pregnancy and babies – qualities which informed the trajectory of her career. Katie says, “As a girl I was taught that I could do or be anything and I think that really stuck with me.”

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