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.

Recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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Join Our Team!  Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Join Our Team! Executive Assistant / Office Manager

WCM is hiring an experienced Executive Assistant / Officer Manager - come join our amazing team!

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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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WCM Announces the Resignation of CSO Katie Squires-Thompson

WCM Announces the Resignation of CSO Katie Squires-Thompson

After 8 years of wonderful work and commitment our Chief Strategy Officer, Katie Squires-Thompson, is leaving WCM.

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How WCM’s returnship program, Return to Bay Street (RTBS) provided the on-ramp for a new career in Canada

How WCM’s returnship program, Return to Bay Street (RTBS) provided the on-ramp for a new c...

For Meric Koksal, meeting a former WCM CEO & President in early 2015, was the introduction she needed to relaunch her finance career in Canada.

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Hybrid work can work for everyone

Hybrid work can work for everyone

How can we design a long-term, hybrid work model that increases EDI in Canadian workplaces?

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Toronto Star
How #BreakingBias can shatter the Glass Ceiling

How #BreakingBias can shatter the Glass Ceiling

Here’s how leaders and employees can interrupt bias in their organizations.

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Report on Business
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