Raise Your Profile. Elevate your Career.

Taking your Career to the Next Level


  • Your network. Build influential and empowering professional relationships 
  • Your learning. Develop professional skills for career advancement
  • You profile and visibility among senior leaders 
  • Your access to resources for career development (career coach, experts, educational materials)
  • Your knowledge and awareness of gender diversity and inclusion

WCMElevate is designed for mid-level female professionals currently employed in Canadian capital markets.

This Program is full. Applications are closed.



  • Participants must have 5-10 years experience
  • Participants must be currently employed in capital markets (buy side or sell side)
  • Participants must be WCM members in good standing
  • Spots will be granted to registrants on a first come, first serve basis if eligibility criteria is met

* 70% of spots going to front-office employees

* Program Cost: $200 + HST

key dates

  • September 25 2019: Registration Opens
  • October 16 2019: Registration Closes
  • November 4, 2019: Session 1 | Career Progress and Performance
  • December 10, 2019: Session 2 | Career Mobility: Models for Successful Mobility
  • January 24, 2020: Session 3 | Strategic Communication
  • March 30, 2020: Session 4 | Navigating Change and Challenges
  • May 4, 2020: Session 5 | Capital Markets Careers: A Panel Of Senior Leaders Share Their Career Trajectories And Insights

key information

WCMElevate will consist of 5 sessions over a 7-month period, beginning in November and ending in May 2020. All sessions will be scheduled before applications open and dates will be detailed below. Two of the session topics will be voted on by WCMElevate participants. 

Sessions Hosted at Program Sponsor RBC offices, Toronto.

core offerings | session dates

  • + × Career Progress and Performance

    November 4 2019

    Hear from a professional panel on key strategies to reach the next level of your career. Participants will learn strategic skills to evolve their professional impact and how to progress their careers through performance-based tactics. 

  • + × Career Mobility: Models for Successful Mobility

    December 10 2019

    The historical model for success in finance encompasses internal mobility within your firm. Hear from four different speakers on why mobility in your career is crucial to your career success, and how to build this into long-term career plans. 

  • + × Strategic Communication

    January 24 2020 

  • + × Navigating Change And Challenges

    March 30 2020

  • + × Capital Markets Careers: A Panel Of Senior Leaders Share Their Career Trajectories And Insights

    May 4 2020

    A panel of senior leaders will discuss their personal career trajectories and how they have reached their level of success. Gain insights from these esteemed speakers, and learn tips and tricks that can be applied to your career progression. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from, and network with, some of the most senior leaders in the industry.

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