Co-creating a future
where equality is
just the beginning

We deliver the tools women and businesses need to close the gender gap and achieve their full potential.

WCT has thirty years of experience and success advancing women in digitally driven workplaces.

Since 1991, we have worked tirelessly to close the gender gap and champion opportunities for women and business through equality and inclusion. But there’s still a lot of work ahead.

We’ll help you.

WCT is the only national organization that helps advance women in jobs where they can thrive, connect them to a national network of women, and provide businesses with the tools and support they need to create more inclusive workplaces and develop women leaders. 

WCT is committed to co-creating a future that goes beyond “women on boards” and where equality is just the beginning. 

Our Vision:

Advance gender equality in digitally driven businesses.

Our Mission:

Empower women to reach their full career potential.

Our role:

Championing opportunities for women and business through gender equality and inclusion

How we do this:
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IF we provide networks, mentorship, training and tools that meet the needs of women,

AND we equip organizations to become inclusive employers and create supportive workplaces for women,

THEN employers will build space for women to thrive in their roles,

WHICH will accelerate gender equality and inclusion.

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Our Staff:

Rebecca Bailey CEO
Lesley Parrott Head of GTM
Shannon Sears Director of CX
Alia Hammoud Finance and Administration Manager
Meghan Newman Education Manager
Bhargavi Mantha Community Manager
Averie Hah Content Marketing Manager

OUR BOARD

We have a powerhouse board, committed to gender equity

Board of
Directors:

Cheryl Fullerton Executive Vice President, People and Communications, Corus
Dorothy Johnson CX Regional Leader, North America, Microsoft
Leslie Milton Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Pardeep Singh Gill Partner, Audit Technology, Media & Telecommunications, KPMG
Candice McLeod Senior Vice President, Digital Customer Experience, Rogers Communications
Safdar Mahmood Managing Vice President, Pariveda Solutions
Kendall Milne-Bancroft Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Residential Division, Rogers Communications
Saba Shariff Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy, Product & Innovation Officer, Symcor
Irena Zhivov Solution and Delivery Director, Likewize
Borika Vucinic Vice President, Bell Media Network & Technology Services
Julie Branscombe Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Cogeco Inc.
Sonia Brar CTO, City of Toronto
Tammy Kelly Director, HR Leader, IBM Canada
Lisa Ducharme Director of Online Content and Deliverables, Aboriginal People’s Television Network
Zoya Zayler Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Amazon Canada
Carolyn Levy Group President of Randstad Technologies Group & Chief Diversity Officer, Randstad
Jennifer Roynon AVP, Corporate Sustainability, IGM Financial

Board
Observers:

Chantal Davis Director, Regulatory Policy, Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada
Denise Shortt Senior Vice President, Industry Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Technation

Director
Emeritus:

Robin Hildebrand Vice President, Human Resouces & Regulatory Affairs, Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.