How to Get Hired in an Age of Disruption

An executive search professional with over 25 years of experience in the industry, Lisa Knight, Managing Partner at Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge, has made a career of knowing what organizations are looking for in a candidate. Today, your ability to excel in a changing environment will be what sets you apart.   By Lisa Knight   […]

Read More How to Get Hired in an Age of Disruption
May 21, 2017

Tags: ,

Five Minutes With Isabelle And Marie-helene Primeau, Winners Of The 2016 Micro-business Award

Isabelle & Marie-Hélène Primeau, President & Executive Vice-PresidentPremier Continuum Inc. (PCI)Micro-Business Award     About Their Business Premier Continuum Inc. (www.premiercontinuum.com) specializes in the field of Resilience, Business Continuity, Emergency Management, IT Disaster Recovery and Integrated Risk Management. Isabelle and Marie-Hélène offer the cloud based specialized software in addition to consulting and training services to […]

Read More Five Minutes With Isabelle And Marie-helene Primeau, Winners Of The 2016 Micro-business Award

Meet Rachel Ignotofsky, an Illustrator and Author Breathing New Life into Women in Science

Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times Best Selling author and illustrator whose work highlights the incredible scientific achievements of prominent women in history. Get to know what inspires her, and how she’s using her talents to reshape the way we view women in traditionally male-dominated fields.     My first job ever was… I answered the […]

Read More Meet Rachel Ignotofsky, an Illustrator and Author Breathing New Life into Women in Science
May 16, 2017

Tags:

How a trailblazing female doctor is working to improve Canadian healthcare

Women’s College Hospital is all about closing gaps in healthcare. In fact, its very beginnings came from the desire and the need to close gaps in the system when it came to women.   When Dr. Emily Stowe opened her private medical practice in Toronto in 1867, she was the first female doctor in the […]

Read More How a trailblazing female doctor is working to improve Canadian healthcare
May 14, 2017

Tags: , , ,

Women’s Top Obstacle to Career Advancement

Earlier this year, we conducted a survey to get a better sense of our WOI community — who you are, what you’re interested in, and what challenges you face as professional women. We were ecstatic to receive so much candid feedback from our intelligent, successful, and engaged community of women. Thank you to all who […]

Read More Women’s Top Obstacle to Career Advancement

How We Can Engage Men to Push for Gender Equality at Work and Beyond

This article was first published on the EVE Blog. The EVE Program is an international intercompany leadership seminar for women and “enlightened men” to take more risks and move upwards in the company.   By Michael Kaufman     Recently I was speaking to a vice president of a major bank. He was concerned about […]

Read More How We Can Engage Men to Push for Gender Equality at Work and Beyond

Why Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, is putting her business behind female entrepreneurs

With the Cisco Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle entering its second year, we spoke with Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, to find out how the program has progressed since it’s launch, and what’s in store ahead.   By Marie Moore     When I ask Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, for her best advice for female […]

Read More Why Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, is putting her business behind female entrepreneurs

Meet Miriam Baker, a Canadian Designer Making Bust-Friendly Fashion a Thing

When Miriam Baker recognized a gap in the fashion industry, she was quick to fill it. In 2014, she won the prestigious Suzanne Rogers Award for Most Promising New Label and was featured as a designer to watch in Flare magazine for her line of clothing catering to women with larger busts. Since then she’s […]

Read More Meet Miriam Baker, a Canadian Designer Making Bust-Friendly Fashion a Thing