In The Spotlight Stories

  • Ottawa

Heather Larmer Joins the WiDS Executive Team

The WiDS Executive Committee is thrilled to welcome Heather Larmer to join us in the role of Co-VP, Industry Relations.

Sponsor Spotlight

  • Platinum sponsor: Lockheed Martin Canada
  • Ottawa

WiDS Sponsor Spotlight – Lockheed Martin Canada 

 

As we prepare for the WiDS Virtual Awards Breakfast on March 4we are highlighting the generous organizations who have stepped up to support us in promoting the advancement of Canadian women in defence and security. 

 

This week, we sat down (virtually) with Sherry ColvilleSenior Director, Integrated Solutions and Sustainment at Lockheed Martin Canada, Rotary and Mission Systems to learn how she, as a leader, has adapted to this changing year and why diversity and inclusion matters to Lockheed Martin Canada.

Sponsor Spotlight

  • Gold Sponsor: Thales Canada
  • Ottawa

WiDS Sponsor Spotlight – Thales Canada

This week, we hear from Cara Salci, Vice President, Strategy & Government Relations, Thales Canada, discussing the importance of diversity in the workforce and the power of mentorship.

 

Sponsor Spotlight

  • Gold Sponsor: Saab Canada
  • Ottawa

WiDS Sponsor Spotlight – Saab Canada

This week, we hear from Simon Carroll, President of Saab Canada, Inc., discussing how Saab Canada - as the Canadian arm of a Swedish company - is proud to represent two countries who have prioritized and advanced gender equality.

 

Sponsor Spotlight

  • Silver Spotlight: Seaspan
  • Ottawa

This week, we hear from Amy MacLeod, VP Corporate Affairs at Seaspan Shipyards, discussing why every conversation, every action, every opportunity, hiring decision and promotion matters.

Sponsor Spotlight

  • Silver Spotlight: BAE Systems
  • Ottawa

This week, we hear from Anne Healey, Country Director at BAE Systems in Canada, and former WiDS president, discussing the importance of gender balance in the industry.