Women's Associations: National NGOs We Support


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Women’s Infrastructure Network

October, 3rd, 2017

Started from an interest expressed from women in the infrastructure industry to network with each other, WIN was initially established informally across the country in Canada in Toronto, Vancouver and Alberta (Edmonton, Calgary) to bring women together across disciplines. Since that time, due to the overwhelming interest, we have added chapters in Ottawa and Montréal, […]





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Women in Film & Television Vancouver

October, 3rd, 2017

Women In Film + Television Vancouver (WIFTV) is a member driven not-for-profit society.  Our main objectives are: to further the artistic and professional development of women in the Canadian screen-based media community; and to recognize and promote the artistic and professional contributions of women in the Canadian screen-based media community and in the community at […]





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Women in Capital Markets

October, 3rd, 2017

Women in Capital Markets is the largest network of professional women in the Canadian capital markets industry. We are committed to attracting and developing a growing pool of talented professionals and advancing those women into senior leadership positions in the industry. We connect, coach and advocate for women in the Canadian capital markets and work […]





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Women’s Enterprise Centre

October, 3rd, 2017

Women’s Enterprise Centre was established in 1995 by Western Economic Diversification Canada to assist women in starting and growing businesses in BC. Since then, we’ve grown to become the leading business resource for BC women who own a business or are thinking of starting a business. We provide essential business services and resources, as well […]





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Women Building Futures

October, 3rd, 2017

Since 1998, WBF has been the leader in preparing women for economically prosperous careers in industries where women have historically been under-represented. These careers lead to economic freedom, personal confidence and growth that are transformational for women, their families and their communities. WBF has extensive experience recruiting and ensuring career success for women within these […]





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Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology

October, 3rd, 2017

A non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology. Our members form a strong community of individuals and organizations who make this happen. When you become a member, sponsor or volunteer, you will help: inspire girls to study and consider a future in science boost women in both […]





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Réseau des Femmes d’affaires du Québec

October, 3rd, 2017

Le RFAQ est un organisme dont la mission est de contribuer activement au développement économique et à l’épanouissement professionnel de ses membres, en mettant en évidence leurs compétences, leur créativité et leur engagement. Puiser dans les forces et la diversité de ces milliers de femmes membres pour participer avec fierté à l’évolution et à l’enrichissement […]





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Prince Edward Island Women’s Association

October, 3rd, 2017

The PEI Business Women’s Association is a non-profit organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors, who meet at least six times a year and provide strategic direction, fiscal oversight, and governance for the Association and its operational staff. There are a minimum of five (5) directors and a maximum of nine (9) directors who […]





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Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations

October, 3rd, 2017

The Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations Ltd. (Women in PR Canada) is an influential network of leading business women striving for excellence in the field of public relations. We are partnering with businesses across North America to promote opportunities for women to learn and to share resources in a supportive community. We are connecting […]





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Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE)

October, 3rd, 2017

The Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE) was formed in 2005 between all the schools and faculties of engineering across Ontario. The objective of this network is to work collaboratively to support current female engineers, students, and encourage the next generation of women to pursue careers in engineering. Visit the website: http://www.onwie.ca/





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Oceanside Women’s Business Netw­ork

October, 3rd, 2017

We are Women in Business supporting Women in Business and we continue to do this TOGETHER. We are women who mentor each other and share our expertise through networking and business contacts. Joining OWBN was one of the best decisions I made and my business has grown because of the women I have met over […]





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Montreal Council of Women

October, 3rd, 2017

The combined membership of the Montreal Council of Women of over 30,000 women and men supports its aim to work and improve social conditions, especially as they affect women and children. The Council is strengthened by its affiliations with Le Conseil des femmes du Québec/the Provincial Council of Women of Quebec, women working together to improve the well-being […]





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Ladies Learning Code

October, 3rd, 2017

In July 2011, it was a small idea – workshops for women who want to learn to code but it quickly grew into so much more. Today, Ladies Learning Code has Chapters across Canada, thriving youth programs called Girls Learning Code and Kids Learning Code, Canada’s first travelling computer lab — the code:mobile and we […]





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International Women’s Forum

October, 3rd, 2017

The International Women’s Forum builds better global leadership across careers, continents and cultures by connecting the world’s most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement. The International Women’s Forum is a unique organization comprised of more than 6,500 dynamic women leaders in thirty-three countries and seventy-four forums around the world. IWF members span careers, cultures […]





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Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

October, 3rd, 2017

At FWE, you can jump right in, feel energized and be supported. Your goal is to succeed, ours is to make sure you do. The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs is a place for women entrepreneurs to get tough questions answered. FWE is dedicated to providing visionary women with the education, empowerment, and energy they need […]





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Opportunity for Advancement

October, 3rd, 2017

Opportunity For Advancement (OFA) works with women in disadvantaged life situations. While poverty is an issue for almost all the women, other factors create additional barriers to well-being and equal participation in society. These include being a sole-support parent, being an immigrant or woman of colour, being disabled or chronically ill, or having experienced violence. […]





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Equal Voice

October, 3rd, 2017

Equal Voice is a national, bilingual, multi-partisan organization dedicated to electing more women to all levels of political office in Canada.  Equal Voice regards the equal representation of women in Canada’s Parliament, in our provincial/territorial legislatures, and on municipal and band councils, as a fundamental question of fairness for women in terms of their access […]





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Centre for Women in Business

October, 3rd, 2017

A leader in entrepreneurial growth, the Centre for Women in Business is Canada’s only university-based business development centre exclusively for women. We are located at the RBC Centre for Women in Business in the Margaret Norrie McCain Centre for Teaching, Learning and Research, on the campus of Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, and our team is […]





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Canadian Women’s Foundation

October, 3rd, 2017

In 1986, there was no umbrella organization in Canada designed for people who were interested in advancing women’s equality. But in March of that year, two grade school chums – Nancy Ruth Jackman and Susan Woods – would have a conversation that not only changed that fact, but also start a chain of events that, […]





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Canadian Federation of University Women

October, 3rd, 2017

Since its founding in 1919, CFUW has been working to improve the status of women and to promote human rights, public education, social justice, and peace. Every year, CFUW and its Clubs award close to $1 million to women to help them pursue post-secondary studies. CFUW also provides funding for library and creative arts awards. […]





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Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs

October, 3rd, 2017

The Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women is a non-sectarian, non-profit, and non-partisan organization that works to improve the economic, political, social and employment conditions of working women in Canada. We provide a training ground for developing professional, business and leadership potential in a safe and supportive environment, enabling members to build skills, networks and create lasting […]





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Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

October, 3rd, 2017

Since 1976 The Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (CAWEE) has been connecting Canadian businesswomen. Based in Toronto, Ontario, CAWEE is considered one of Canada’s most respected networking organizations, representing professionals from a broad range of disciplines, markets and perspectives. CAWEE provides opportunities to build your contact base, share resources, acquire referrals, and develop […]





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Canadian Association of Women in Construction

October, 3rd, 2017

  The Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) was incorporated as a non-profit organization in October 2005. The origin of CAWIC dates back to 1982, when a group of Toronto area professional women working in construction formed the Toronto Chapter 295 of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). In 2006 CAWIC aligned itself […]





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Black Women Film

October, 3rd, 2017

Black Women Film! Canada is both a leadership program and new collective dedicated to forwarding the careers, networks and skills of  filmmakers and media artists who are Black female identified of the Canadian African diaspora.  Based in Toronto, Black Women Film! provides ongoing networking opportunities for its growing community of emerging and established Black women filmmakers, […]






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