WXN creates and delivers innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to inform, inspire, connect and recognize our community of 18,000 smart women and their organizations in the pursuit of excellence. WXN enables our Partners and Corporate Members to become and to be recognized as employers of choice and leaders in the advancement of women.
Founded in 1997, WXN is Canada’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is a Founding Member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the diversity of Canada’s corporate boards. In the fall of 2008, WXN launched in Ireland, a first step in creating an international community of female leaders.
1997 WXN Launches in Canada
2003 WXN creates Top 100™ Awards
2005 Launch of WXNWisdom Peer Mentoring Program
2006 WXN membership reaches 10,000 in Canada
2007 Launch of WXNWisdom Top 100 Mentoring Program
2008 WXN launches in Ireland
2009 WXN reaches over 14,000 members in Canada and Ireland
2009 WXN becomes a Founding Member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council (CBDC)
2010 WXN reaches over 16,000 members in Canada and Ireland
2010 Top 100 Award-Winning Community grows to over 500 women
Quick Facts About WXN
We believe deeply in the principles of equality and diversity and practice these principles in all of our activities.
We believe in the importance of creating sustainable connections amongst our members, their organizations and our partners in order to build a strong global community of smart women.
We are passionate about inspiring our members to succeed in their chosen professions, and celebrating their successes.
We operate with integrity in all of our dealings, both internally and externally. Inherent in this belief is our respect for our members’ rights to privacy and, as such, we do not divulge our members’ names and contact information to other organizations.
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