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General Dynamics Renews Multi-Year Commitment to Women in Defence and Security
General Dynamics has signed on for another three years as the patron sponsor of Women in Defence and Security (WiDS). Their continued commitment means we can progress and extend our efforts to drive change in culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion for women in the defence and security industries in Canada.
The WiDS Executive Committee is thrilled to welcome Heather Larmer to join us in the role of Co-VP, Industry Relations.
WiDS Sponsor Spotlight – Lockheed Martin Canada
As we prepare for the WiDS Virtual Awards Breakfast on March 4, we 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 Colville, Senior 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.