2015 BC Economic Forum Progress Report

BCEF Progress ReportThis report shares the journey and outlines the progress made between October 2014 and October 2015 to grow women leaders in BC – in business, on boards and in growing industries. It includes key recommendations and actions generated from the Catalyst for Growth regional dialogues and the 2015 BC Economic Forum: Women as a Catalyst for Growth.

The time for action is now!

View the Progress Report

Share your own progress! Tweet @businesswomenbc or email catalystforgrowth@womensenterprise.ca to share your #CFGActions since the forums.

2015 Catalyst for Growth Regional Reports

These regional summaries represent the visions, ideas and commitments of each community that held Catalyst for Growth regional dialogues in May 2015.

Cover of Kelowna dialogue summary



Women as a Catalyst for Economic Growth: A BC Action Plan

The WEB Alliance is pleased to announce the release of the report “Women as a Catalyst for Economic Growth: A BC Action Plan,” which identifies key barriers and solutions to increasing the economic impact of women in British Columbia. This report will serve as a starting point for the Catalyst for Growth events, so participants can build on these ideas and reflect their region’s differences.

Women as a Catalyst for Economic Growth Summary coverNews Release [May 6, 2015] – The Gender Gap in BC’s Economic Activity: New WEB Alliance Report Calls for Change

Other Resources

Photo of women around board tableFeatured Article: Resources to Advance More Women onto Boards

If you resolve this year to join a board, here are a couple of resources to check out: the Board Resourcing and Development Office (BRDO) and the Canadian Board Diversity Council (CBDC). Read the article on the WEB Alliance blog >>

Capturing the conversation at the 2015 BC Economic Forum

Throughout the day, Yolanda Liman of Drawing It Out created these murals to capture the highlights of conversation. Click on the images below to view in full size.

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For more background information on the three tracks, visit the WEB Alliance website.