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Initiative for Women in Business

The Initiative for Women in Business proudly supports the career development of female professionals. We offer you a blend of practical knowledge and top academic instruction, centered in three key areas: personal performance, leading growth and transition support.

Our programs


Early career to executive

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The Judy Project

An enlightened leadership forum for executive women

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Leadership Development for Women: Mid to Senior Career

(formerly Emerging Leaders)

A four-day Leadership Program for Mid to Senior Level Women

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Leadership Development for Women: Early Career

(formerly Athena)

A two-day program for women who aspire to lead

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Business Leadership for Women Lawyers

Designed in collaboration with female lawyers and sponsoring law firms who are committed to advancing female legal talent and increasing organizational performance.


Programs for EAs, Program Coordinators

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Leadership in Administration

The Leadership in Administration Program enhances productivity and performance management.

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Excellence in Administration

The Excellence in Administration Program will give you the skills and tools you need to achieve and maintain superior administrative performance.


Career relaunchers

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Back to Work

Back to Work is a specialized learning program for women who are returning to the labour market after an extended period of absence.

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Back to Work Conference

Canada’s first conference for professionals ready to return to the workforce.
February 6th, 2020

Why programs for women?

Rotman Initiative for Women in Business

Professor Beatrix Dart on the need for the Initiative.

Women-only versus co-ed executive programs

Associate Professor Tiziana Casciaro compares and contrasts women's and co-ed executive development programs. She discusses the unique value that can be added to the experience in women-only classroom settings.

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