WCM provides a broad spectrum of professional development programming and networking events for members at all stages in their careers. Whether just starting your career in the capital markets or a senior professional in the industry we strive to provide engaging and insightful programming which will help you progress in your career. Joining WCM connects you with a community of professionals in the industry who share your drive and passion for your career in the industry and your commitment to advancing women in the industry.
WCM is focused on delivering timely and content-rich events to our members and guests. Founded in 1995, Women in Capital Markets has grown into a thriving organization with 1,400 active members.
Our mandate is to:
Promote the entry and advancement women into senior leadership roles in the industry
Empower women in the Canadian capital markets and financial services industry
Recognize leaders who have contributed significantly to the advancement of women in the Canadian capital markets industry.
Our Professional Members are engaged, financial service sector professionals who benefit from WCM's innovative programming for professional development, mentoring, coaching and building build their networks.
Membership can benefit all women interested in careers in the capital markets industry, from senior professionals to students looking to launch their careers. WCM members enjoy these benefits:
Access to a network of 1,400 members
Exclusive access to specialized programs and opportunities such as Executive Coaching, Return to Bay Street Award, WCM Leadership and Rising Star Awards, Mentorship Program, and the Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship
Information and opportunities to participate in events relating to our Advocacy efforts
Participation at discounted rates to events with other professional organizations in the industry. These events cover a wide range of topics that help to improve knowledge of emerging trends, spark meaningful dialogue on critical business issues, and provide unique access to leaders in the community
Access to the Members-only section of the website
Gain exclusive access to relevant capital markets positions through our Job Board with employment listings by employers and recruiters searching for experienced professionals
Connect with others in the industry through our Membership Directory which allows you to search for members by name or company
Have questions about how to register for your WCM membership? Click here for our step-by-step registration guide!