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2023 Annual Awards Breakfast

Registration now open!

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2023 WiDS Annual Awards Breakfast! This year, the event will return to the Shaw Centre – and be broadcast virtually – on March 2, 2023. Our theme is Be You. Be True. Belong. and planning is well underway for another inspiring event that celebrates the many unique and empowering women in Canada’s defence and security industries. And this year, we’re thrilled to be providing not one – but TWO – $10,000 scholarships, as well as the WiDS & Canadian Global Affairs Institute Fellowship.



Date: Thursday March 2, 2023
  • Registration and Networking: 9h00 - 10h00 EST
  • Awards: 10h00 - 11h30 EST
Location: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr. Ottawa ON
In-Person Attendance:
  • $90 - individual ticket
  • $900 - table of 10 tickets (includes one Emerging Leader nomination per table purchase)
Virtual Attendance:
  • $30 - individual ticket  
  • $300 - 10 tickets (includes one Emerging Leader nomination per virtual table purchase)

Are you or do you know someone who is enrolled in a Canadian university pursuing a career related to Canada’s defence and security? Learn more about our Scholarship and Fellowship program or apply today: https://wids.ca/cms/Scholarship-Application.


Thank you to our 2023 WiDS Annual Awards Breakfast Sponsors











$90 per regular ticket

$900 per table

$30 per virtual ticket

$300 per virtual table


Thursday, March 2

9h00 - 11h30 EST


Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Dr.
Ottawa ON
Virtual option available