Professional Development Resources
Whether you are trying to improve your English language proficiency, learn other languages, change careers or advance your credentials, check out a list of Resources. This list will be updated regularly.
Women in Leadership Foundation (WIL)
Career Development Series
Women Speaker Series
Leadership job board
Immigrant Women Entrepreneurship Program (IWEP)
Support & Aid
Immigrant Women Peer Support Program
Meet other women to make new friends and build support networks
Learn about life in Canada and the local community
Develop your skills to become a leader in your community
Use your skills to help other immigrant and refugee women
Business Edge Campus/Digital
The Business Edge program has proven success of career advancement. Within 12 months of completing the program, 72% of graduates have advanced in their careers. After 18 months, that number jumps to 82%.
Advancing Women in Leadership Program (AWLP)
Build lasting professional networks
Work with experienced facilitators and coaches
Leveraging strengths and abilities
Centre of Learning & Development- The Immigrant Women Integration Program (IWIP)
Increased sense of belonging and self-confidence.
Promote mental wellness in communities.
Workplace experience – 100 hours.
One on one mentorship from professionals in the social service sector.
Relevant certificates from the Social Service Sector.
World Skills Employment Centre-Empowering Visible Minority Newcomer Women Program
World Skills will provide job search support to women with a focus on portfolio and career development, and essential skills enhancement.
World Skills will focus on matching highly skilled newcomers with commensurate employment. Participants from both models will have access to job matching services with a Recruitment Specialist and post-hiring support to facilitate participants’ access and integration into the workforce.