Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Category: Leadership

The Persistence of Pay Inequity on Campus and Beyond

A woman counts a stack of money.

Canada – and many other countries – have made great strides when it comes to advancing the status of women. But many hurdles remain, and they are high ones. One persistent issue is gender pay inequity, which remains a problem across the country. on the basis of average hourly earnings. This trend continues at a […]


Rethinking Leadership: Hiring and Retaining Diverse Women Leaders

A woman writes in a notebook

A workplace is only as strong as its team. It’s crucial that workplaces learn how to support, retain, and advance women leaders. Here is the second part of a three-part series on women in leadership. This week, three trailblazing leaders were asked about how they cultivate more supportive workplaces for women, and empower all women […]


Canadian Delegates Discuss their #FeministVision at the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women

United Nations room

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women is the principal intergovernmental body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. This year, when the Commission met for its annual two-week session in New York, grantees of the Canadian Women’s Foundation were there to represent their communities and bring their […]


On International Women’s Day, Let’s Remove These Six Barriers to Women’s Leadership

Paulette Senior speaks at a podium.

“Hey Mom, what’s the glass ceiling?” “Is it true there’s a motherhood penalty?” “What about the leaky pipeline — what’s that?” Imagine a future where girls don’t hear these terms because they don’t exist. That vision is inspiring us as we mark . This year’s theme, , calls attention to progress we’ve made toward a […]


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