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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
    • 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 upon 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;
  • Participants must be a WCM member in good standing and submit a complete registration 
  • Participants must be willing to take part in Peer to Peer Mentorship
  • Program Cost | $500 + HST

Key Dates

August 29, 2022- Registration open 

October 17, 2022 - Registrations close 

November 24 2022 -  Session 1

January 12  2023 - Session 2

February 7 2023 - Session 3

March 6 2023 - Session 4

April 13 2023 - Session 5

May 2023-  Closing Reception (In-Person)

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. 

Part of the WCMSoar program, Peer to Peer Mentoring is 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 leadership 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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  • + × Avoiding Burnout

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  • + × Defining Your Decision Making Style

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