The Association of Women in Finance (the "AWF") is a group of finance professionals dedicated to supporting the advancement of women in finance.
We are executives, bankers, lawyers, accountants, investment professionals, actuaries, venture capitalists, insurers and entrepreneurs. We work in both private and public practice across a wide range of industries.
Quite simply, we exist to encourage women finance professionals to claim their seats at the boardroom table.
Since 1996, we have been honouring successes, supporting advancement and exchanging knowledge by:
Women remain under-represented in top leadership positions and on corporate boards.
The 2011 biennial Catalyst Census: Financial Post 500 Women Board Directors details women's representation on corporate boards at the largest companies in Canada.