We connect, coach and advocate
for women in Canada

Women in Capital Markets is the largest network of professional women in the Canadian capital markets industry. We are committed to attracting and developing a growing pool of talented professionals and advancing those women into senior leadership positions in the industry. We connect, coach and advocate for women in the Canadian capital markets and work to provide the network, skills and support required to excel at every stage of our members' careers.

Latest News
Careers in Capital Markets - The Female Perspective
Careers in Capital Markets - The Female Perspective

WCM is conducting research to better understand the perceptions, challenges and opportunities facing…

Women in Capital Markets Announces 2016 Recipients of WCM Emerging Leaders Coaching Award
Women in Capital Markets Announces 2016 Recipients of WCM Emerging Leade…

TORONTO, September 7, 2016 - Women in Capital Markets (WCM), a non-profit advocacy organization…

Jennifer Reynolds: ‘I like to lead, I don’t like to micromanage’
Jennifer Reynolds: ‘I like to lead, I don’t like to micromanage’

Behind the scenes with Jennifer Reynolds on her leadership style and role as President & CEO of…

Upcoming Events

September 26, 2016 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm

TOR | UniConnect: The Art of Networking

The Art of Networking The WCM University Connections Committee is pleased to present the 4th Annual Art of Networking Event. This event features accomplished speakers who will be sharing their insights on the importance of networking. At this event, attendees will learn how networking can be utilized to transform one's career opportunities while growing and strengthening one's professional network. Attendees will also receive the opportunity to practice their networking skills and will get real-time feedback from professionals that are currently working in the industry. This event is open to female students who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree program in business or a related field. Attendees should come prepared with an elevator speech. Attendees will also receive the opportunity to practice their networking skills and will get real-time feedback from industry professionals.

   
Poll

Recent Bloomberg data found that only 19 out of 280 listed asset managers were willing to reveal how many women they have in management positions. Why do you think this is the case?

Firms feel it isn’t relevant information and it has nothing to do with the bottom line.
They're not legally required to do so and feel no obligation.
They ​have no or very few women and don't care.
They're concerned investors would react negatively​ to how bad the numbers are.
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What Can WCM Do for You?

"The 2014 WCM Emerging Leaders Coaching Award has been extremely rewarding. Not only has it enhanced my leadership and management skills, but it also demanded more intentional thought on how best to leverage my key competencies and bridge the gaps. I was able to focus on how to best elevate the value that I can bring to my organization, continue to cultivate new development opportunities and reach some important milestones in my career."

- Sophia Soofi, Executive Director, CIBC & 2014 Emerging Leaders Recipient

Our Corporate Champions

Gold Corporate Champions

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Silver Corporate Champions

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Bronze Corporate Champions
Canaccord CPPIB FranklinTempleton Macquarie OMERS OPTrust RaymondJames Sapient