Research and Publications

First federal budget in Canadian history to be written by a woman — Article by Caroline Codsi, Founder and Chief Equality Officer of Women in Governance

“It’s a colossal 864-page budget with 227 fiscal measures that includes a plan of $101.4 billion in new spending (or investment as the Liberals like to say). […] There are major strategic investments for women in this budget that Minister Freeland herself calls a “feminist” budget—a term that appears 18 times in the document!”

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DiliTrust’s Handbook for Executive Women in the Boardroom

Whether you are already a member of a Board of Directors or an Executive Committee, aspire to become one, or are simply interested in the issues of gender parity in corporate governance, this handbook by DiliTrust will give you valuable advice on how you can make a difference and make a positive impact on your environment. It includes testimonies from 13 influential women from all over the globe, notably from our President and Founder Caroline Codsi.

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“The corporate world must act now on leadership roles for Canadian women in business — the time for patience is gone”
 (The Toronto Star, March 8, 2021)

An opinon piece co-signed by Donna Smith, graduate programs director, MBA programs at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management and Caroline Codsi, Founder and Chief Equality Officer of Women in Governance. “To coincide with International Women’s Day 2021, the Ted Rogers MBA program […] recently ran “Reimagining Women in Leadership,” a two-day virtual conference and case competition. […] First prize in the case competition is a 12-month 1:1 mentorship program with a focus on enhancing board governance knowledge and access through the gender-equity organization Women in Governance. We intend to make this path to board governance a yearly opportunity.”

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Talent Talks with Women in Governance & Boyden: Dean Hopkins – CEO, OneEleven

Boyden’s Ian Collyer and Joanna Goncalves sat down with Hopkins to talk leadership, culture, scaling up, and the value of tapping into diverse talent. By Women in Governance & Boyden.

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Talent Talks with Women in Governance & Boyden: Ray Pisani – President & CEO, Alberta Blue Cross

Our discussion with Ray Pisani – President & CEO, Alberta Blue Cross, talking leadership, motivation, and the value of diversity. By Women in Governance & Boyden

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Talent Talks with Women in Governance & Boyden: Françoise Bertrand – Chair, VIA Rail

Our discussion with Françoise Bertrand, Chair of VIA Rail, on leadership, career drivers, and the value of network and authenticity. By Women in Governance & Boyden

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Notes d’allocution de la Présidente Fondatrice de la Gouvernance au Féminin, Caroline Codsi.

Le 1er juin dernier, notre Présidente Fondatrice, Caroline Codsi a temoigné à Ottawa en commission parlementaire sur le thème de la sécurité financière des femmes.

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La représentation féminine dans les conseils d’administration des grandes entreprises canadiennes

Adopter une politique ne suffit pas, il faut des engagements fermes et précis par Louise Champoux-Paillé, C.Q., ASC, F.Adm.A. MBA, Administratrice de sociétés certifiée

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Parité sur les conseils d’administration

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