Training and News

Program showcases top employers for women

In 2019, Women in Leadership Foundation (WIL) &  Leadintalent are featuring Best Employers for Women program across Canada.    The program promotes career opportunities with Leading Employers that demonstrate support for the advancement of women within their organization.   We work with our Employer Partners to showcase their women’s contributions and engage their women in leadership […]

Top 10 Cities for Millennials

3 Canadian cities in Top 10 for Millennials Canada’s three largest cities are great places for Millennials  to work and play. Montreal was 2nd, Toronto came in fifth place, Vancouver sixth with Ottawa (22) and Quebec City (27) the only other Canadian cities on the list of 110 cities according to Nestpicks  Montreal was just behind Berlin as #1.  Noted […]

Want to Accelerate Your Career

The Women in Leadership Foundation’s award-winning 5 month mentorship program, the Accelerated Leadership Mentorship Program, matches rising star young women with business executives from different industries from the business community. Develop leadership skills, build confidence, and propel your career advancement. Be part of an amazing program creating positive change in the leadership and career development […]

Online Leadership Learning Starts This Fall

Are you looking for an online professional development program that will maximize your leadership potential? Women in Leadership’s popular E-Learning Program is to continue this Fall 2018 to support women in Actualizing Your Potential.  The program is hosted by professional leadership coaches, Tricia Ryan, MBA, and Elena Khomenko, ACC, and will consist of 6 live, […]

Celebrating Women in Tech Week 2018

WIL’s Women in Tech Week, April 30 to May 4, brings together the local tech communities across Canada to recognize the contributions women have made in the tech industry and highlight opportunities to engage women and youth in the future.   Women in Tech Week creates a unique platform for entrepreneurs, engineers, and community leaders […]

Want to Stand Out? A Must-See Webinar For Your Job Hunt

Ask-A-Recruiter  Free Recorded Webinar  In case you missed it: here is the recording and slide deck from our Ask A Recruiter Webinar. Learn the importance of customizing your resume for each position, niche job boards and more. Much thanks to Emily Dupuy and Jennifer Gilbert!    Also check out our previous webinar, Master the Art […]

Free Slides from our Webinar!

Here’s a Freebie for You!  Have you ever felt uncomfortable, awkward, or sleazy in a networking situation? Do you spend less than 1 hour per week meeting new connections? Do you rely solely on job postings to land your next position?  If any of those questions rings true, take a look at the networking review slides linked […]

Top 3 Cities for Women in the Workforce

By: Alyssa Mossman  New data from Stats Canada shows Canadian women make just 73.5 cents for each dollar a man earns. Despite improvements, the World Economic Forum thinks it could take until 2133 to close the gap, which is wider still for aboriginal women, new immigrants, trans women, and women of colour. One of the conclusions […]

Major Study – Women Executives on Bottom Line

 A study called Is Gender Diversity Profitable by the Peterson Institute for International Economics found that Companies that went from having no female leaders to 30 per cent representation saw a 15% increase in financial performance.   Having more women on the executive team had a greater impact on corporate success than having more women on the board, while having […]


In the past 2 years more women have risen to lead major companies.  That’s the case of Fortune’s 2014 ranking of the 50 Most Powerful Women in ­Business, with 24 large-company CEOs in its pages.  The industries include energy, tech and defense. It’s a long way from their original 1998 list, on which most members […]

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