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Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Canadian Women in Communications and Technology
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Date: 2015-03-24
Value: $417,215.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This 36-month project will increase economic prosperity for women through improved retention and advancement of professional women in the communications, media and technical sectors. The organization will collaborate with corporations, universities and financial institutions to pilot and institutionalize a cross-company sponsorship program to advance women into leadership positions at the executive level in telecom, technology, cable and digital media. Through this sponsorship program women will gain an enhanced understanding of how to navigate the various sectors, develop an expanded network and connect with corporate leaders. Additionally, an online knowledge exchange forum will be developed to serve as a repository of experts and provide support and mentoring for ongoing collaboration and information sharing in order to support women’s career advancement.
Comments: Multi-year project