WCM actively engages with the media to bring gender diversity issues to the forefront of the public and corporate dialogues. Through awareness and education, our goal is to inspire meaningful action to drive change and increase women’s representation in our industry, in our economy and in our country’s leadership teams. 

Read on for updates on our advocacy initiatives and interesting media coverage. You can also check out our Research and Reports section for in-depth research and leading data on the economic imperative of gender parity and related topics.

WCM’s Return to Bay Street program moves to a year-round model to reintegrate women into Canadian Finance

WCM’s Return to Bay Street program moves to a year-round model to reintegrate women into C...

WCM’s Return to Bay Street (RTBS) program is accepting applications for the first cycle starting February 1st and closing February 22nd. Experienced w...

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Record number of women receive WCM's Executive Leaders Award

Record number of women receive WCM's Executive Leaders Award

WCM is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 WCM Executive Leaders Award. The prestigious award aims to accelerate the career trajectories of...

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Highlights from the 2022 WCM Awards reception

Highlights from the 2022 WCM Awards reception

The 15th annual WCM Awards Reception took place on December 7th at the Toronto Region Board of Trade to celebrate the recipients of our Transformation...

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WCM's 2022 Annual Impact Video

WCM's 2022 Annual Impact Video

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Celebrating the 2022 WCM Awards Recipients

Celebrating the 2022 WCM Awards Recipients

The WCM Awards recognize women rising through the ranks into senior leadership, transformational leaders, and outstanding volunteers who contribute to...

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Another Workplace Trend Has Emerged: ‘The Great Breakup’ Is Here

Another Workplace Trend Has Emerged: ‘The Great Breakup’ Is Here

After getting passed up for promotions or experiencing unfair treatment, women aren’t hesitating to pick up and leave their companies. In Canadian Bus...

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Canadian Business
WCM's Job Shadow Day 2022

WCM's Job Shadow Day 2022

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Recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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WCM Announces 2022 Emerging Leaders Program Award Recipients

WCM Announces 2022 Emerging Leaders Program Award Recipients

WCM is pleased to announce the 2022 Emerging Leaders Award Recipients. It’s another record-breaking year with 62 recipients from 24 Canadian financial...

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Volunteer Opportunities Available on WCM's Toronto Steering Committee

Volunteer Opportunities Available on WCM's Toronto Steering Committee

WCM is currently seeking professionals (male and female) who are committed to advancing gender diversity, to volunteer on WCM's Toronto Steering Commi...

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WCM’s Return to Bay Street Program brings 13 women back into the finance industry

WCM’s Return to Bay Street Program brings 13 women back into the finance industry

WCM’s 2022 Return to Bay Street (RTBS) Program has had another successful year, with a total of 13 recipients. RTBS is an industry-wide collaboration ...

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WCM (Women in Capital Markets) launches a Parental Leave Pledge to increase the use of parental leave by fathers and non-birth parents

WCM (Women in Capital Markets) launches a Parental Leave Pledge to increase the use of par...

The Pledge invites organizations in finance to commit to increasing fathers’ and non-birth parents’ use of leave upon the birth or adoption of childre...

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Highlights from WCM's 2022 Champions of Change Gala

Highlights from WCM's 2022 Champions of Change Gala

This year marked the 20th annual Champions of Change Gala. Three years after our last in person Gala, more than 400 financial professionals gathered i...

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WCM's Champions of Change Close the Stock Market

WCM's Champions of Change Close the Stock Market

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Announcing the 2022 WCM Champions of Change

Announcing the 2022 WCM Champions of Change

WCM recognizes 18 senior leaders driving equity, diversity and inclusion in Canadian finance at the 2022 Champions of Change Gala

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WCM Announces Changes to Board of Directors

WCM Announces Changes to Board of Directors

WCM (Women in Capital Markets) held its Annual General Meeting and announces the following updates.

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Members Only Post-Secondary Event Series: How to Network Effectively & Grow Your Professional Network

Post-Secondary Event Series: How to Network Effectively & Grow Your Professional Network

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WCM Report | The Future of Work in Finance

WCM Report | The Future of Work in Finance

WCM's latest report provides key insights on how organizations can support equitable and productive hybrid work models.

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Earning the trust of Canadians

Earning the trust of Canadians

In her first speech with the Bank of Canada, Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers talks about building and maintaining trust.

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