Women's Associations: National NGOs We Support


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Association of Women in Finance

October, 3rd, 2017

The Association of Women in Finance (the “AWF”) is a group of finance professionals dedicated to supporting the advancement of women in finance. We are executives, bankers, lawyers, accountants, investment professionals, actuaries, venture capitalists, insurers and entrepreneurs. We work in both private and public practice across a wide range of industries.   Visit the website: http://www.womeninfinance.ca/


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Association des femmes d’affaires francophones

October, 3rd, 2017

L’AFAF est un groupe de femmes intergénérationnel qui procure des occasions de réseautage et d’apprentissage aux femmes francophones et francophiles de la Grande Région de Toronto/Hamilton, notamment Halton-Peel. Parmi nos créneaux d’activités : réseautage d’affaires, soupers-conférences, occasions d’échanger avec des professionnelles de divers domaines, promotion de services et activités en français, développement personnel, et surtout, amitié […]


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Association for Women in Mathematics

September, 28th, 2017

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1971. The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the […]


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Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

September, 28th, 2017

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling women to build successful businesses. AWE provides unique programs and services to women at all stages of business through advising, financing, mentoring, and skills and network development. Visit the website at: www.awebusiness.com/


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Catalyst

November, 24th, 2014

Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit organization expanding opportunities for women and business. With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, Australia, and Japan, and more than 700 member organizations, Catalyst is the trusted resource for research, information, and advice about women at work. Catalyst annually honors exemplary organizational initiatives that promote women’s advancement […]


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Women in the Boardroom

April, 15th, 2014

Women in the Boardroom is committed to advancing women in their careers and into the boardroom. WIB offers career-boosting programs plus Premium Memberships which assesses member skill-sets, critiques the board bio and helps make invaluable connections. Whether you want to become a better leader, increase your connections or get into the boardroom, participating in Women […]


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Young Women in Business

March, 25th, 2014

The Young Women in Business [YWiB] network is a non-profit society for emerging female leaders in Western Canada. The network acts as the central forum to connect ambitious young women from a variety of careers, industries, and backgrounds. YWiB hosts a variety of events that provide our members with opportunities to develop relevant skills and […]


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Women in Biz Network

August, 25th, 2013

Women in Biz Network (#WIBN) is Canada’s fastest growing national organization dedicated to professional development & entrepreneurism for women. With locations across Canada, we empower our community by providing online business content, events, business services and powerful connections for our members.


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FEI Canada’s Women’s Financial Executive Network

March, 8th, 2013

The Women’s Financial Executive Network (WFEN) is a community of interest operating under the banner of Financial Executives International (FEI Canada), a national association for financial executives. WFEN offers unique programming dedicated to the interests and career advancement of women in senior financial reporting roles.


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Organization of Women in International Trade

January, 21st, 2013

OWIT-Toronto is a non-profit professional organization designed to promote women doing business internationally, by providing networking opportunities, export education and global business contacts.


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Northern Lights Aero Foundation

January, 14th, 2013

The foundation’s cause is to attract young women to enter careers in any sector of aviation and aerospace, by recognizing and celebrating the achievements of accomplished women in these fields. We strive to inspire and encourage increased participation in aviation and aerospace by promoting awareness of the vast career opportunities within. We work closely with […]


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Professional Women's Network

November, 11th, 2012

The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) is a Canadian-based non-profit organization, currently with chapters in Vancouver and Calgary and growing globally, focused on assisting business women to: • Connect easily with one another and with key male business contacts • Refer business to one another where appropriate • Develop and leverage strong business relationships with other women and with men • Increase profile and profitability; and • Contribute to the success of other business women


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Young Women in Law

November, 2nd, 2012

Young Women in Law was founded by ten young female lawyers to promote and support young women in the legal profession. The YWL has been established to create an opportunity for young women to become a part of the dialogue. We would like to provide a forum and a platform for discussion to women at the outset of their careers – women who have the potential to be the future of the profession.


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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Ontario

September, 11th, 2012

Since 1986, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation has been at the forefront of a nation-wide movement to raise awareness and mobilize action on breast cancer. Today, the Foundation is the leading organization in Canada dedicated to creating a future without breast cancer.


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Women in Capital Markets

September, 3rd, 2012

Women in Capital Markets (WCM) is a non-profit organization that promotes the entry, advancement, and development of women in the Capital Markets industry.


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Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

December, 10th, 2011

The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) is a progressive non-profit society with a mission to provide tools, energy, education and support to all women, encouraging them to become wildly successful entrepreneurs. Through a variety of education and mentorship programs as well as special events, FWE facilitates connections between entrepreneurs and the overall business community helping women to grow successful, viable businesses for the long-term. At FWE, everyone is welcome. FWE is a community of Exceptional Entrepreneurs achieving exceptional results. To learn more, visit www.fwe.ca


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Women in Film and Television

July, 31st, 2010

The WIFT-T Career Transition Program is designed for mid to senior level professionals coping with the technological, economic and structural changes in the screen-based industry. The program will enhance participants’ ability to find suitable work and will facilitate their career transition within and outside film, television and other screen-based media.


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Links for Women

July, 29th, 2010

Golf?! Fun and healthy? Links For Women is Canada’s leading golf brand for women. Links For Women Golf Schools offer instructional programs all across Canada including tips from Nutrition Expert, Cathy Williamson. “Golf is so much more than just hitting the ball,” says Executive Director and LPGA Professional, Courtney Billing. “It’s about a healthy lifestyle and having fun while you play”.


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Women in Communications and Technology

May, 17th, 2010

Don’t miss the chance to hear the secrets of career success from some of Canada’s most accomplished women at the CWC Career Studio. Stephanie MacKendrick, President of Canadian Women in Communications (CWC), will be presenting the CWC Career Studio in eight CWC Regions this spring. Stephanie will interview a number of senior-level women about career success, choices and challenges. To find out when the CWC Career Studio will in your Region…


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Company of Women

May, 17th, 2010

This Leadership Issue features Pamela Wallin: Leading the Way; Stop Telling, Starting Asking: Become a Leader Coach; Sales: Take Me to Your Leader; and much more…



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