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The Canadian Women Economists Committee/Comité des Femmes Économistes Canadiennes was created in 2017 as a standing committee of the Canadian Economic Association charged with supporting and promoting the advancement of women in the Canadian economics profession.

It follows directly from the Canadian Women Economist Network (CWEN) which was founded in 1990 as an independent association of persons interested in promoting women economists and their ideas. The change from CWEN to CWEC recognizes that this responsibility of supporting and promoting women does not just fall on the female membership, but on the profession as a whole. Over the past three decades, CWEC/CWEN has been instrumental in promoting women’s involvement with and within the wider Canadian economics community.

 

We are now offering women economists in Canada the opportunity

to attend free media training

 

Recent Events:

 Release of Climate Survey results on Diversity in the Canadian Economics Profession 

 Margaret Reid Seminar

 

Contact information:

Email us at  cwec.cfec [at] gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter @CdnWomenEcon