WCMSoar

Excel in each stage of your career

Take flight with WCM’s Soar

A virtual workshop-style program for female-identifying with 10+ years of experience in finance. Through this program you will:


  • Expand your professional network and foster empowering professional relationships
  • Enhance your skills in team and executive management
  • Access resources and experts on topics designed to enhance your professional skills
  • Expand your understanding of diversity and inclusion and how to incorporate ED&I principles into your leadership;
  • Receive a shareable Credly verifiable digital credential.
  • Important Details
    • All sessions held on Zoom
    • Two offerings of each session will be offered (one in E.T and one in M.T) select timezone at sign up
    • Peer to peer sessions are optional. Two offerings of each session (one in E.T and one in M.T. 12-1pm) select timezone at sign up


Program Criteria

Program Eligibility

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Individuals who have been in the finance industry for at least 10 years;
  • Women or Gender- Diverse Professionals
  • Program Cost
    • $600 + HST (member price)
    • $700 + HST (regular price)


Key Dates

  • Registration Opens: November 1, 2023
  • Registration Closes: December 15, 2023
  • Session 1:
    • January 8, 2024, 5:30 - 7:00 pm E.T. OR
    • January 22, 2024, 5:00- 6:30pm M.T.
  • Peer to Peer Session:
    • January 18, 2024,12:00-1:00pm E.T. OR
    • February 1, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm M.T.
  • Session 2:
    • February 15, 2024, 5:30 - 7:00 pm E.T. OR
    • February 22, 2024, 5:00- 6:30pm M.T.
  • Peer to Peer Session:
    • February 26, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm E.T. OR
    • February 27, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm M.T.
  • Session 3:
    • March 7, 2024, 5:30 - 7:00 pm E.T. OR
    • March 20, 2024, 5:00- 6:30pm M.T.
  • Peer to Peer Session:
    • March 20, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm E.T. OR
    • March 28, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm M.T.
  • Session 4:
    • April 4, 2024, 5:30 - 7:00 pm E.T. OR
    • April 18, 2024, 5:00- 6:30pm M.T.
  • Peer to Peer Session:
    • April 15, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm E.T. OR
    • April 25, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm M.T.
  • Session 5:
    • May 9, 2024, 5:30 - 7:00 pm E.T. OR
    • May 21, 2024, 5:00- 6:30pm M.T.
  • Peer to Peer Session:
    • May 15, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm E.T. OR
    • May 30, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm M.T.

Key Information

What is WCMSoar?

WCMSoar is a virtual 6 month program with 5 workshop sessions. Workshop sessions feature high calibre speakers and professional development experts, presenting on topics that support senior women in leadership roles move their careers forward and grow their professional network.

This program is designed for women with 10+ years in finance who are in or aspire to leadership positions. Workshop topics are from the perspective of a leader overseeing a team and working with other high-level team members.

Peer to Peer Learning is a new component, where registrants will be invited to learn from one another in a non-structured session, 1 week following each workshop. 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.

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