The Success and Influence of 25 Canadian Female Executives

Each year, we are honoured to celebrate the Top 25 Women of Influence, and share with our community their unique stories of passion, impact, and success. All of these women have made, and continue to make, a significant difference in their sector, with quantifiable results showing how they’ve executed on their vision. We will be beginning our search for our 2015 Top 25 Women of Influence in October. Stay tuned for updates!

 


 

Top 25 Women of Influence 2014

 

The 2014 Top 25 Women of Influence ranking included many standout women, such as Dr. Catherine Zahn, who was selected by our Women of Influence community to be featured on our winter magazine cover. Congratulations to all of the winners. Their contributions and their stories are truly remarkable.

Business

Mary Ann Turcke

Former Executive Vice-President, Field Operations, BCE Inc.
BCE Inc.
Business

Kathy Bardswick

President and CEO
The Co-operators
Business

Zabeen Hirji

Chief Human Resources Officer
RBC
Business

Karen Sheriff

President and CEO
Bell Aliant
Business

Sue Abu-Hakima

Co-Founder, President and CEO
Amika Mobile Corporation
Business

Health

Dr. Eve Tsai

Staff Neurosurgeon, Clinician Scientist
University of Ottawa
Health

Dr. Catherine Zahn

President and CEO
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Health

Connie Clerici

President and CEO
Closing the Gap Healthcare Group
Health

Dr. Rosemary Moodie

Former President
YWCA of Toronto
Health

Daniela Crivianu-Gaita

Former Vice-President and Chief Information Officer
The Hospital for Sick Children
Health

NGO

Sara L. Austin

Director, President's Office
World Vision Canada
NGO

Irene Orysia Sushko

President
World Federation of Ukrainian Women's Organizations (WFUWO)
NGO

Rosemary McCarney

President and CEO
Plan Canada
NGO

Carol Wilding

Former President and CEO
Toronto Region Board of Trade
NGO

Farah Mohamed

Founder and CEO
G(irls)20
NGO

Professional Services

Annette Bergeron

Principal
Bergeron Consulting
Professional Services

Cheryl Reicin

Partner and Chair, Life Science and Technology Practice Group
Torys LLP
Professional Services

Sharon Geraghty

Partner
Torys LLP
Professional Services

Fiona Macfarlane

Managing Partner and Chief Inclusiveness Officer, British Columbia
Ernst & Young
Professional Services

Pernille Fischer Boulter

President and CEO
Kisserup International Trade Roots Inc.
Professional Services

Public Sector

Ann Buller

President and CEO
Centennial College of Applied Arts & Technology
Public Sector

Anne Sado

President
George Brown College
Public Sector

Olga Kovalchuk

Professor and Board of Governors' Research Chair
University of Lethbridge
Public Sector

Kathleen Wynne

Premier
Province of Ontario
Public Sector

Janis Sarra

Presidential Distinguished professor, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, Faculty of Law
University of British Columbia
Public Sector

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