“Anxious, stressed and depressed”

Tracking poll shows working moms feel frozen as pandemic impact worsens TORONTO, March 14, 2021 – Mental health concerns are on the rise among Canada’s working women, especially mothers, as the COVID-19 pandemic persists, according to the latest Prosperity Project tracking poll. Conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights in partnership with The Prosperity Project and CIBC, the second cross-country survey of more than 1,000 adults found women much more…

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Planning a Future in Skilled Trades

The Prosperity Project™ and Ontario Power Generation present a new webinar series Women in Skilled Trades. The first installment of the series “Planning a Future in Skilled Trades” focuses on educating, inspiring and supporting women who are considering a career in skilled trades. A skilled trade is a career path that requires specialized knowledge and hands-on work. When people think…

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Women who identify as Black or Indigenous are absent in the pipeline to Canada’s C-Suite

First annual report card on gender diversity and leadership reveals Corporate Canada still has much work to do TORONTO, February 23, 2021 — A ground-breaking national study finds there is a glacial pace of progress towards gender and racial equity at the leadership level of Canadian organizations because there are few racialized and Indigenous women in the pipeline to C-suite…

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Ignite with STEM

The Prosperity Project’s third installation of the Women in STEM webinar series “Ignite with STEM” focuses on inspiring women in the workforce and supporting their passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math careers. Each webinar will feature distinct female speakers from across Canada who will discuss their experiences in STEM careers. Throughout the session, you will be able to participate…

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Fast Forward in STEM

The Women in STEM webinar series “Fast Forward in STEM” introduces women in post-secondary to career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Featuring inspiring speakers, the free webinars are open to students, educators and parents.  One-hour webinars take place on January 9th, 14th, and 28th (in French) 2021.  Speakers from industry and academia will share success stories, information and resources about careers in STEM. The Women…

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