WCMAspire

Excel in each stage of your career.

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

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


  • Build your professional expertise and continuing education through customized sessions and workshops
  • Learn and develop professional skills for career advancement
  • Access to resources for career development such as professional coaching, insights from industry experts and educational materials
  • Expand your network by building strong professional relationships
  • Raise your profile and visibility among senior leaders

In 2022/2023 we are pleased to offer this program in 2 timezones. ET and CT. All sessions will take place from 5-6:30pm in respective time zones.

Program Criteria

Eligibility

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 which can be paid at time of registration or deferred to once registration closes



Key Dates

  • August 29, 2022: Registration Open
  • October 17, 2022: Registration Closes
  • November 2022: Session 1
  • January 2023: Session 2 
  • February 2023: Session 3 
  • March 2023: Session 4 
  • April 2023: Session 5 

Key Information

What is Aspire?

Aspire 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 applicants will be matched with 2 peers throughout the cycle of the program. Through this non-structured component, applicants 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. 


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