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 Announces New President and CEO, Lara Zink

WCM Announces New President and CEO, Lara Zink

The Board of Directors of Women in Capital Markets (WCM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lara Zink as WCM’s new President and CEO

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Women in Capital Markets relaunches Return to Bay Street Program to support women re-entering the finance industry

Women in Capital Markets relaunches Return to Bay Street Program to support women re-enter...

Major banks and asset managers champion program as Covid-19 continues to disproportionately affect working women

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WCM announces the recipients of the 2021 Executive Leaders Award

WCM announces the recipients of the 2021 Executive Leaders Award

This esteemed award is designed to improve representation of women at the executive level by accelerating careers through visibility, recognition and ...

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Looking back at 2020

Looking back at 2020

WCM 'The Hustle' offers a glimpse into what we have been up to lately and some necessary shout outs to those in our network contributing to the hustle...

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Welcoming Interim CEO Katie Squires-Thompson

Welcoming Interim CEO Katie Squires-Thompson

Today the leadership of WCM passes from Camilla Sutton to the organization’s Interim CEO, Katie Squires-Thompson.

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Recap from the Livestream: Experts Discuss “The Equity Equation in Capital Markets”

Recap from the Livestream: Experts Discuss “The Equity Equation in Capital Markets”

The Institute for Gender and the Economy and WCM co-hosted a discussion on the future of inclusion in the financial industry featuring WCM's latest re...

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Rotman Institute for Gender and The Economy
WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM 'The Hustle' offers a glimpse into what we have been up to lately and some necessary shout outs to those in our network contributing to the hustle...

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Announcing the 2020 WCM Award Recipients

Announcing the 2020 WCM Award Recipients

The WCM Awards recognize exemplary individuals and firms in the Canadian capital markets. Learn about the 2020 WCM Award recipients.

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Members Only  WCM & Rotman's Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) : The Equity Equation in Capital Markets

WCM & Rotman's Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) : The Equity Equation in Capital Markets

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WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM 'The Hustle' offers a glimpse into what we have been up to lately and some necessary shout outs to those in our network contributing to the hustle...

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WCM's The Equity Equation in Bay Street Bull

WCM's The Equity Equation in Bay Street Bull

Bay Street Bull's Friday Fix is a weekly feature of all the things you should know before heading into the weekend.

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Bay Street Bull
What corporate Canada can learn from #MeToo and Black Lives Matter

What corporate Canada can learn from #MeToo and Black Lives Matter

WCM's latest report The Equity Equation, featured in The Globe and Mail provides a detailed road map toward equity, diversity and inclusion.

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The Globe and Mail
WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM 'The Hustle' offers a glimpse into what we have been up to lately and some necessary shout outs to those in our network contributing to the hustle...

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WCM Report | The Equity Equation

WCM Report | The Equity Equation

An industry-wide analysis of employee experiences in Canadian finance and an innovative roadmap to equity, diversity and inclusion.

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WCM Announces the Resignation of CEO Camilla Sutton

WCM Announces the Resignation of CEO Camilla Sutton

WCM thanks Ms. Sutton for her incredible leadership, vision and unwavering commitment and energy that she has given to WCM.

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WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM 'The Hustle' offers a glimpse into what we have been up to lately and some necessary shout outs to those in our network contributing to the hustle...

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WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM 'The Hustle' offers a glimpse into what we have been up to lately and some necessary shout outs to those in our network contributing to the hustle...

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WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM | The Virtual Hustle

WCM 'The Hustle' offers a glimpse into what we have been up to lately and some necessary shout outs to those in our network contributing to the hustle...

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WCM Announces 2020 Emerging Leaders Program Award Recipients

WCM Announces 2020 Emerging Leaders Program Award Recipients

In 2020, we are pleased to host 36 women from across Canada to participate in the program.

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WCM Research | Targets: Capital Markets Are Ready

WCM Research | Targets: Capital Markets Are Ready

WCM's research on representation targets for women and racialized persons confirms that support for targets, written policies and term limits has incr...

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