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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
  • Expand your understanding of diversity and inclusion and how to incorporate ED&I principles into your leadership

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

Program Criteria

Program Eligibility

Applicants 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 
  • Applicants must be willing to take part in Peer to Peer Mentorship
  • Program Cost | $500 + 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 - Registrations close 

November  2022 -  Session 1

January  2023 - Session 2

February  2023 - Session 3

March 2023 - Session 4

April, 2023 - Session 5

Key Information

What is Soar?

Soar is a virtual 8 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 Soar program, Peer to Peer Mentoring is 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 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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