Founder, Cancer Coaching
President & CEO, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
Linda Eagen is a dynamic, results oriented community leader who has a strong track record of performance in the not-for-profit sector. Linda began her career as a student of psychology and emergency medical care. Her passion for helping others then led her to the fundraising profession. Over 25 years, she has raised more than $250 million for social, arts, health and educational organizations. In 2002 she obtained an MBA from the University of Ottawa.
For the last twelve years, Linda has been the President and CEO of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. She and her team have raised $50 million for cancer care and research in Eastern Ontario. Linda is the Founder of Cancer Coaching, This innovative person-centered community service complements the work of medical professionals helping people take an active part in their health and wellness.
In 2011, the Cancer Foundation opened the doors to Canada’s first cancer Survivorship Centre built adjacent to the Cancer Survivors Park also a Foundation initiative.
Linda has been recognized for outstanding leadership and community service receiving prestigious awards from the University of Ottawa, the Chamber of Commerce, le Regroupement des Gens d’Affaires, the Change Foundation and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.