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At WXN, we inspire smart women to lead, and over the past 10 years, we have celebrated the accomplishments of 728 remarkable female leaders, inducting 93 of these women into our Hall of Fame. These women, in turn, have inspired us by reminding us that nothing is impossible.

The theme for this year’s Top 100 Awards is ‘What Glass Ceiling?’. We ask this question with the full knowledge that there are still obstacles women face that men don’t, but at the same time, we think it’s important to show just how far we’ve come. The 100 women honoured at this year’s Gala are proof positive that change is happening. As trailblazers, they have moved to the top levels of their respective fields and overcame obstacles to get to where they are now: among Canada’s Most Powerful Women.

Hear inspirational stories of how these women overcame obstacles, accelerated business growth and reached their goals. Take away strategies for your own career, leave with a new perspective and take your leadership to the next level. The ‘Glass Ceiling’, for these women, has become obsolete and we must recognize that a good leader is quite simply, a good leader.

NOMINATIONS March 7, 2014


Nominations for the 2014 Top 100 Awards are now open!

Nominate a powerful woman you know by May 30, 2014.


VANCOUVER January 30, 2014


Four Seasons Hotel


Summit Luncheon

CALGARY March 6, 2014


Westin Calgary


Summit Gala

MONTRÉAL April 16, 2014


Le Westin Montréal


Summit Luncheon

About The Awards

Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards celebrates the professional achievements of strong female leaders across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Over the past decade, The Women’s Executive Network (WXN) has honoured 728 remarkable women, and inducted 93 women into our Hall of Fame. These strong, brilliant women remind us that nothing is impossible.

Top 100 Advisory Board

Mr. Michael Bach, Partner and CEO, Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion

Ms. Kristen Carscallen, Chief Human Resources Officer, KPMG

Dr. Colleen Collins, Associate Professor of Marketing; Former Associate Dean & Academic Director, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University

Ms. Sandy Delamere, VP, Human Resources, Sun Life Financial

Ms. Nancy Foster, Senior Vice President, Human & Corporate Resources, Husky Energy

Mr. Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and CEO, AGF Management Limited

Ms. Veni Iozzo, SVP, Marketing & Strategy, CIBC

Ms. Pamela Jeffery (Chair), Founder, Women’s Executive Network

Ms. Sue Lee, Corporate Director

Dr. Samantha Liscio, Managing Director, IT & Technology, Accenture

Mr. Joseph Mapa, President and CEO, Mount Sinai Hospital

Ms. Lois Nahirney, EVP, Corporate Resources, Teekay Corporation

Mr. David Sharma, Chief Procurement Officer and SVP, TELUS

Mr. Brian Toda, SVP, Global Talent Management, Scotiabank

Ms. Norma Tombari, Director, Global Diversity, RBC

Ms. Cathy Williams, Corporate Director

Ms. Ava Yaskiel, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


Thank you to our Partners for their continued support of our Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards.

Top 100 Toronto Partners


Top 100 Vancouver Partners


Top 100 Calgary Partners


Top 100 Montréal Partners


To learn more about Top 100 and how a Partnership can benefit your organization, contact: Pamela Jeffery Founder, WXN: pjeffery@wxnetwork.com 416-361-1475 x 224