Bridging the Gender Power Gap

By Elevating Women in the Leadership Pipeline

By Elevating Women in the Leadership Pipeline



27-29 APRIL 2022

In the Spring of 2022, the WNORTH Conference will return for the seventh edition, gathering the most influential women leaders in North America and beyond to empower each other, strengthen their communities, and push for gender equality.

This truly hybrid event experience will connect attendees virtually or in-person at Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, British Columbia. World-class leaders from across all sectors of influence will gather to indulge in high-level leadership training, networking, and inspirational talks from global leaders.

Join us to engage with visionary speakers, industry experts, and diverse delegates for a powerful event that will profoundly change your perspective on the future of leadership.

This year, due to capacity restrictions, we’re releasing only a limited number of in-person tickets for sale.

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Powerful Membership


The Members’ Club at WNORTH connects you with other accomplished and driven leaders and grants you access to exclusive virtual experiences and digital forums. Benefit from monthly workshops, one-of-a-kind Leadership Masterminds and interviews with special guests who are changing the face of business, turning connections into results.

The Doors to the Members Club at WNORTH are now OPEN!


1 in 3 Women

have considered leaving the workforce or downshifting their careers because of COVID-19.

- Women in the Workplace 2021 (McKinsey)

WNORTH is determined to change that.

Established in 2015 to give voice, solutions and tangible actions to women on their leadership journey. WNORTH is the only organization dedicated to the development of women mid-career on a trajectory towards senior executive leadership. WNORTH connects top female business leaders in corporate, public and entrepreneurial sectors through The Members’ Club (application-based membership) which provides a 100% Virtual forum for online content and development opportunities including workshops, leadership masterminds, events and courses and an annual Conference.

What We Do


Chapter Cities

Our Chapter Cities host intimate networking events led by dynamic business leaders, established to foster and develop your career and business connections.

Find like-minded women nearby, make new connections and engage in inspiring discussions about the issues that matter most to you. 

Click below to find out more about our Chapter Cities and explore upcoming events (including Member Meetups & Holiday Specials) and to learn more about the City Director that’s looking after the community.

Monthly Events

Every month, we host workshops inside of The Members Club at WNORTH. Past topics range from “The Power of Storytelling and Your Personal Brand” to “Quiet Leadership” and “Driving leadership effectiveness in the new world of remote working and collaboration.”

Leadership Mastermind

An intimate group of women who are looking to connect, build relationships, and grow from their peers. In a bi-weekly 10 week long program, participants meet online via video call. An included program inside of the Mastermind Membership. Next Cohort Starts May 2022. Join the Membership below.

Ester speaking at WNORTH conference in Whistler

Corporate Memberships

83% of mid-level women have a strong desire to move up, however, their chances are 60% of those of men. Retain top female talent in the changing business landscape by supporting them along their leadership journey. At WNORTH, we have built programs, events and resources to support women in your organization and established a premier network of women in leadership roles across Canada, US and the UK. 

Leadership 360 Course

A virtual 6-Module, self guided course and 6 live masterclasses with your expert coaches, designed for women in management positions and scaling entrepreneurs who are looking to elevate their leadership abilities with tangible and relevant skills for today’s workplace. Intake starting now!

Featuring modules from Carrie Gallant, Catherine Ducharme, Karlyn Percil, Charmaine Hammond, Dana Kawas and Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta.

Journey to C-Suite: Bringing Diversity to the Top

Our popular Journey to C-Suite virtual event returns. We developed this virtual conference in partnership with, to support the advancement of women from diverse backgrounds on their professional leadership journey.  Our key objective is to highlight and amplify women of color who are making waves in leading organizations across North America. 

Exclusive Mastermind for Working Mothers

Would you like to get more done in less time with energy left over? Join this exclusive Mastermind Group and discover how high-performing women are controlling their time without sacrificing their needs.  This Mastermind is built to connect overwhelmed yet ambitious women craving more peace and emotional freedom and who still want to manage it all (work, kids, health, household, relationships, etc.).

This six-week program will introduce you to a transformative and simple-to-implement process that will show you how to set up your week in alignment with how you want to feel. 

Program runs: May 4th through June 15th , 2022

Upcoming Events

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Past Speakers & Workshop Facilitators

Halla Tomassdotir

CEO, The B Team, Presidential Candidate (2016) & TED Speaker, Iceland

Tiffany Dufu

Founder At Cru & Author

Donna Carpenter

President & CEO of Burton

Lara Caimi

Chief Customer and Partner Officer at Service Now

Karlyn Percil

CEO of KDPM Consulting Group INC

Betty Lui

Former Executive Vice Chair at NYSE, Chairman, and CEO at D and Z Media Acquisition Corp

Elizabeth Cronise McLachlan

Author, Becoming Heroines, Founder, The Gaia Project for Women’s Leadership

Chitra Anand

Author, The Greenhouse Approach: Cultivating Deliberate Innovation in Organizations

Shelley Zalis

CEO, The Female Quotient

Esther Wojcicki

Educator, Author: How To Raise Successful People

Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P.

Member of Parliament for Vancouver Granville

LaFawn Davis

Group Vice President of Environmental, Social & Governance at

Founding Year
Events & Workshops


WNORTH is a global organization supporting women who are aiming for or already on, a senior executive leadership track and scaling entrepreneurs.

We support our community through a global membership platform, The Members’ Club, which connects ambitious and driven leaders through an online membership-portal, virtual workshops and boutique online networking events.

Support Your High Potential Leaders

At WNORTH, we would like to help you design a leadership development strategy that works best for your team and organizational goals. Our programs are uniquely positioned to support women at a variety of levels along their leadership journey. Learn more about our programs, membership, workshops and masterminds below.

Building a Community and Affecting Positive Change

WNORTH's mission is a both bold and simple - we seek to develop more women to leading positions in business, and in doing so, we will elevate the teams they work with, the families they lead and the communities in which they live. WNORTH is committed to achieving this both Locally and Globally. Our global charity of choice is One Girl Can, a Canadian registered charity whose mission is to enhance gender equality through educating girls living in extreme poverty in Africa. 

“WNORTH has been an integral part of my life (especially during the pandemic). It’s a place of community and connectivity with incredible women across various industries and sectors. I found their Leadership Mastermind sessions to be immensely helpful with regards to networking, advice, and learning something new in every session. I highly recommend that anyone who wants to grow and meet some amazing people, signs up to join WNORTH”.
Sarah Shafey (PMP)®, CGEIT
Program Transformation Assurance Senior Manager at PwC Canada