CWEC/CFEC was founded in 2017 after the dissolution of the Canadian Women Economists Network (CWEN/RFE).
The role of the Canadian Women Economists Committee/Comité des Femmes Économistes Canadiennes is to support and promote the advancement of women in the Canadian economics profession. On behalf of the Canadian Economic Association, it will undertake to
- ensure appropriate representation of women economists and their interests in professional activities and forums
- improve women economists’ employment opportunities and monitor their progress
- provide a forum for raising, discussing and addressing issues of concern to women in the Canadian Economic Association
For our Terms of Reference, follow the link on the sidebar.
A list of the regular activities we sponsor visit the Ongoing Activities page.
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|Elizabeth Dhuey (Chair)
|University of Toronto
||University of Victoria
||Bank of Canada
||World Health Organization
|Janice Compton (Vice-Chair)
||University of Manitoba
List of past CWEN presidents.
||Yanling Wang, Sermin Gungor, and Michelle McIsaac
||Elisabeth Gugl and Marie Connolly
||Marie Connolly, Michelle McIsaac, and Sermin Gungor