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A customized workshop-style program for the entry to mid-level finance professionals.

A virtual workshop-style program designed for female-identifying professionals with up to 5 years of experience in finance.

Join WCMAspire to:

  • Build your professional expertise and continuing education through customized sessions and workshops;
  • Learn in workshops lead by industry experts and educational materials shared pre and post sessions;
  • Develop professional skills for career advancement;
  • Expand your network by building strong professional relationships;
  • Raise your profile and visibility among senior leaders;
  • Receive a shareable Credly verifiable digital credential.
  • Important Details
    • All sessions held on Zoom
    • All participants are encouraged to join the in-person closing reception (Location TBD). Travel and accommodation at the participant's expense.

In 2022/2023 we are pleased to offer this program in 2 time zones, ET and MT. All sessions will take place from 5-6:30 pm in respective time zones. Please select your cohort during registration.

Program Criteria


Participants must meet the following criteria: 

  • Individuals who have been in the finance industry for up to 5 years
  • Participants must be a WCM member in good standing and submit a complete registration 
  • Program Cost | $300 + HST

Key Dates

  • August 29, 2022: Registration Opens
  • October 17, 2022: Registration Closes
  • November 21 2022: Session 1
  • January 10 2023: Session 2 
  • February 8 2023: Session 3 
  • March 9 2023: Session 4 
  • April 11 2023: Session 5 
  • May 2023: Closing Reception (In-Person)

Key Information

What is WCMAspire?

WCMAspire is a virtual 7 month program with 5 workshop sessions. Workshop sessions feature high calibre speakers and professional development experts, presenting on topics that support entry to mid-level women by providing you tools to achieve your career goals and accelerate your career.

Peer to Peer Mentoring is a new component, where registrants will be matched with 2 peers throughout the cycle of the program. Through this non-structured component, registrants will share stories from their career journey and gain valuable learning opportunities from their peers.

To get the most out of this program you will be expected to get involved with networking opportunities, complete pre-work before sessions & show up to all sessions prepared to fully engage. 

Tentative Offerings

  • + × Communication: Communicating with Senior leaders

    Nov 21, 2022

    Session Details

  • + × Negotiations

    Jan 11, 2023

    Session  Details

  • + × Saving & Investing Throughout Your Career

    Feb 8, 2023

    Session Details

  • + × Personal Branding

    March 9, 2023

    Session Details

  • + × What I Wish I Knew Early In My Career

    This session will feature a panel of industry leaders as they share successes and lessons learned throughout their career. You will walk away with insights to help navigate the next steps in your career.

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