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Powering better sport through gender equity.

Girls and women are underrepresented and underserved in Canadian sport as athletes, leaders, and decision-makers. Our challenge? To harness the power of sport so that girls and women everywhere can benefit, and to build a stronger, more equitable sport system for all Canadians.

Learning Opportunities

Workshops and Presentations

Whether you’re just starting the conversation or taking it to the next level, these sessions offer easy professional development solutions to help women and organizations to meet their goals.

Gender Equity Consulting

For organizations looking for custom gender equity solutions. Contact us to see how we can help you advance your organizational priorities with a focus on gender equity.


Get the run-down on our latest research and programming with expert-led sessions that elaborate on our most popular resources. Previous webinar topics include positive coaching, collecting gender equity data, and engaging newcomer girls and women in your community.


Work your way through our e-learning modules on your own time, learning key concepts and practical tools to help you flex your gender equity muscles and build your resume. 


Expand your network by connecting with like-minded advocates for equity and sport. We host a variety of professional development events each year for sport leaders to come together and leave feeling inspired.


Identify areas of strength and opportunity for your organization with a collaborative assessment of your policies, programs, and services. We’ll use evidence-based gender equity benchmarks to help you decide your next move.

Resource Library

We’re committed to driving change for women and girls and for sport through actionable, evidence-based resources that address gender equity challenges at the ground level. Our resources will help you understand how to prioritize inclusion in your work on a day-to-day basis.

COVID-19 and Gender Equity

Bringing a gender lens to your “return to sport and play” planning will set you up for success, mitigate risks and create opportunities for your entire program or organization. Visit our new web page How to Bring a Gender LENS to Your COVID-19 Response to find all our related resources in one place.

Latest News

Canadian Women & Sport releases 2021 WISE Fund Criteria and Timeline

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Building the Future of Sport, Together

Canadian Women & Sport is proud to present Building the Future of Sport, Together, our Impact Report for 2019 -2020.…

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Canadian Women & Sport launches new e-learning module to help sport leaders make more equitable decisions

Canadian Women & Sport is proud to announce the release of our new e-learning module, Gender Equity LENS.   This new module gives sport leaders the information…

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