Why the WLC

Companies with more women board directors outperform those with the fewest by 66 percent return on invested capital.

What we do

The Women's Leadership Circle exists within the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade to help women lead now.

How we do it

We create leadership opportunities for women by leveraging the Board's influence, advocacy, and networks.

The Four Pillars of WLC

Conversations: Spark important conversations to move women in leadership forward.

Connections: Attend the Morning Leader Series and evening receptions where you will connect with senior-level executives.

Recognition: Acknowledge both male and female champions in the business community through the Wendy McDonald Awards.

Advocacy: Influence and benefit from policy that informs three levels of government of the needs of gender diversity in leadership.