Advocating for change

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.  

Co-Chair Volunteer Opportunity Available on WCM's Calgary Steering Committee

Co-Chair Volunteer Opportunity Available on WCM's Calgary Steering Committee

WCM is currently looking for a Co-Chair for our Calgary Steering Committee

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WCM
Finance Is Still Excluding Women

Finance Is Still Excluding Women

The industry has a long way to go to meet even its self-set targets.

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Bloomberg
The Secret Recipe to Close the Gender Gap in the Workplace

The Secret Recipe to Close the Gender Gap in the Workplace

There’s a broad realization of the business case for diversity and an authentic demand for accelerating it, but how can organizations move towards act...

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BNN
Stop Telling Women They Must Change Themselves to Become Leaders

Stop Telling Women They Must Change Themselves to Become Leaders

Dunn puts forward the argument that by training women to lead like men, we are reinforcing the idea that women are lacking and need to be fixed.

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The Globe and Mail
Why the ‘Business Case’ for Hiring More Women isn’t Working

Why the ‘Business Case’ for Hiring More Women isn’t Working

Sarah Kaplan and Nancy Wilson outline why diversity and inclusion takes a personal commitment from senior leaders; one that doesn't simply stem from a...

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The Globe and Mail
Culture, Influence and Measurement are the Secret Sauce to Accelerating Diversity

Culture, Influence and Measurement are the Secret Sauce to Accelerating Diversity

Camilla Sutton of WCM and Laura McGee of Diversio outline the most successful action plans to accelerate gender diversity and call on leaders to move...

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The Globe and Mail
WCM Welcomes PIMCO as Corporate Sponsor

WCM Welcomes PIMCO as Corporate Sponsor

WCM is excited to announce our latest corporate sponsor, PIMCO.

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WCM
WCM Staff Update

WCM Staff Update

WCM would like to take this opportunity to share recent staff updates at WCM Head Office.

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WCM
Women in Capital Markets to Accept New Applicants for ‘Returnship’

Women in Capital Markets to Accept New Applicants for ‘Returnship’

Applications open Feb. 5 for the organization’s Return to Bay Street Award program

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Advisor's Edge
WCM Welcomes MUFG as Corporate Sponsor

WCM Welcomes MUFG as Corporate Sponsor

WCM is excited to announce our latest corporate partner, MUFG!

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WCM
Global Pay Equity at Citi

Global Pay Equity at Citi

Citigroup Releases Assessment of Pay Gap Between Men and Women in its Global Workforce

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Citi
WCM Welcomes Citi as Corporate Sponsor

WCM Welcomes Citi as Corporate Sponsor

WCM is excited to announce our latest Corporate Sponsor, Citi!

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WCM
WCM Applauds Jefferies Financial Group’s Real Leadership in #MeToo Backlash

WCM Applauds Jefferies Financial Group’s Real Leadership in #MeToo Backlash

WCM applauds the leadership demonstrated today by Jefferies Financial Group. This is the kind of leadership that is needed now. WCM calls on other lea...

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Women in Capital Markets
CFA Society Toronto & WCM Announce Award Scholarship Recipients

CFA Society Toronto & WCM Announce Award Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to CFA Society Toronto & WCM's Award Scholarship Recipients!

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WCM Announces 2019 WCM Executive Leaders Award Recipients

WCM Announces 2019 WCM Executive Leaders Award Recipients

Congratulations to WCM's 2019 Executive Leaders Award Recipients!

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WCM
Unlocking Female Talent in Your Organization: Women in Work Index 2018—Canadian insights

Unlocking Female Talent in Your Organization: Women in Work Index 2018—Canadian insights

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PwC
Progress Report - Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions

Progress Report - Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions

Canadian Securities Administrators published its fourth annual staff review of disclosure regarding women on boards and in executive officer positions...

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Canadian Securities Administrators
Canada and the G20

Canada and the G20

From Nov 30 - Dec 1, leaders from G20 countries convened in Argentina to discuss the future of work, development of infrastructure, a sustainable futu...

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Government of Canada
Two Groups You Can’t Ignore (but Probably Do) in the War for Talent

Two Groups You Can’t Ignore (but Probably Do) in the War for Talent

"In the ever-escalating war for talent, companies may be overlooking two valuable groups: former employees and workforce returnees."

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BCG
WCM Welcomes IGM Financial as Corporate Sponsor

WCM Welcomes IGM Financial as Corporate Sponsor

WCM is excited to announce our latest Corporate Sponsor, IGM Financial Inc

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WCM
WCM's 2018 Transformational Leadership Awards Ceremony

WCM's 2018 Transformational Leadership Awards Ceremony

WCM recognizes 2018 Transformational Leadership award recipients.

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