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WCM Mentorship Program Presents: Career Development Planning

Wednesday, July 24th 2019
5:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Toronto, ON

WCM Professional Mentorship

WCM’s Professional Mentorship Program presents Career Development Planning.

This program pairs female protégées with mentors from outside of their firm for a 12-month period. With their mentor’s support and guidance, protégées establish career goals, discuss strategies to overcome challenges, benefit from the mentor’s knowledge and experience and extend their network outside of their own firm. For mentors, the program is equally rewarding as it is an opportunity to coach, motivate, empower and give back to the community by helping shape future female leaders. 

In addition to keynote speaker events like this one, the Menorship Program includes formal skill-build sessions with executive coaches to help mentors and protégées optimize the relationship and bring new skills back to their organizations. 

Since its inception, this program has provided more than 750 female capital market professionals with access to formal mentor relationships. 

Join Certified Executive Coach Rachel Weinstein in enriching your career development plan with more purpose. Through creative techniques and practical advice, Rachel will help you increase a personal connection to your goals that will keep them relevant and motivating over the long term.

Rachel Weinstein

Executive Coach

For over twelve years, Rachel Weinstein has been an Executive Coach to ambitious leaders, challenging them to identify business goals that excite them and create strategies to reach them. She’s serviced hundreds of clients around the world in a variety of industries: from banks and professional services, to technology and manufacturing. She also supports entrepreneurs working to create something entirely new or to scale a thriving start-up.

Rachel has been described as insightful, warm and committed. She challenges people to get out of their own way and experiment with what they’re truly capable of, helping them solidify team relationships, build businesses, earn promotions, influence change and enhance their overall career satisfaction.

Rachel holds the advanced Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation and is certified to administer the powerful Leadership Circle Profile™ 360-degree competency assessment. She also holds an MBA with a specialty in Organizational Behaviour from Schulich, an HBA from Ivey, and a Certificate in Adult Training and Development from OISE (U of T).  Rachel has held positions in the Leadership Development department (VP – EVP focus) of ScotiaBank and in the National Marketing department of BDO Dunwoody LLP. In addition, she has provided marketing communications expertise both in agency and in a consulting function.

Contributing to her community is important to Rachel. She is a volunteer Mentor in the exclusive “Top 200” student leadership program at Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School of Management and provides free coaching to retirees through her “More to Give” initiative. She’s been sought out as a speaker on topics relating to career development, leadership effectiveness and diversity at several universities, and presents to corporate special interest groups. For nineteen consecutive years, Rachel has been a proud participant and aggressive fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Run for the Cure.

Rachel punctuates every week with creative-pancake-making Sunday mornings, and every year with as many camping trips as possible; favourite activities shared with her husband and three children.

What is your reaction to the fact that the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be chaired by a man?