Build knowledge and capacity within your organization, sport, or community to successfully engage girls and women as participants and leaders. 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. 

Many of our presentations can be delivered virtually.

Best practices for organizations

Leading the Way: LGBTQI2S Inclusion in Sport

This workshop provides sport leaders, including coaches, athletes, officials, with the opportunity to understand what LGBTQphobia is and how it can hurt their organization. From understanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and two spirit (LGBTQI2S) language and dealing with sensitive issues such as same-sex relationships amongst teammates, to reviewing policies and practices to ensure they […]

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Leadership development

Women on Boards Presentation: Women-Focused

This presentation will provide motivating information on the value and importance of women on Boards, strategies to navigate the challenges involved in accessing a Board position and then succeeding in the role, as well as ideas to create your own personal leadership plan to take on a Board role.

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Best practices for organizations

Women on Boards Presentation: Organization Focused

This organization-focused presentation will leave participants with an understanding of how to create an inclusive Board culture, the value of having women on your Board, and strategies to assist in overcoming challenges and recruiting more women. I believe that sport will benefit from having more women participate as Directors and leaders. Supporting sport organizations in […]

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Leadership development

Effective Communication

In the workplace, effective communication is the foundation for better job performance and relationship building. After this workshop participants will be more strategic and efficient in their communication. This workshop is part of our Women and Leadership series of six professional development workshops that blend theory with practical applications and provide an opportunity for women […]

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Leadership development

Conflict Resolution

Conflict, in its many forms, is an inevitable part of our personal and professional lives. This workshop will ensure participants can understand and resolve conflict professionally. This workshop is part of our Women and Leadership series of six professional development workshops that blend theory with practical applications and provide an opportunity for women working or […]

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Leadership development

Influencing Change

Whether influencing change in your organization, across the sport and physical activity system, or more broadly in society, this workshop will provide participants with theory and practical tools for success.  This workshop is part of our Women and Leadership series of six professional development workshops that blend theory with practical applications and provide an opportunity […]

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Leadership development

Creating Work-Life Balance

For many women, balancing the demands of work, family, friends, and personal time is a challenge. This workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to explore a variety of strategies to add more balance to their lives. This workshop is part of our Women and Leadership series of six professional development workshops that blend theory […]

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Leadership development

Effective Networking

Strong networking skills can be a valuable tool, both personally and professionally. From building organizational partnerships to knowing about upcoming events, building your network is a long-term investment with great payoffs. This workshop is part of our Women and Leadership series of six professional development workshops that blend theory with practical applications and provide an […]

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Leadership development

Leading With Confidence

This interactive workshop is designed to uplift the skills of the next generation of Canadian sport leaders – university and college aged young women involved in sport and physical activity (e.g. varsity athletes, kinesiology or sport management students). Participants will explore the experiences of female leaders, reflect on the value of sport and physical activity […]

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Coaching and designing for girls

Long Term Development Considerations to Actively Engage Women and Girls

The Canadian Sport for Life movement and use of long-term development (LTD) pathways are improving the delivery of sport and physical activity in Canada. However, many bumps, roadblocks, and dead ends exist along the LTD pathway for girls and young women. Discussion will focus on several key issues central to supporting girls and young women […]

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