International Women’s Forum Vancouver


IWF values:

  • Embracing women’s leadership - past, present and future
  • Respecting different points of view
  • Sharing knowledge and ideas
  • Enriching each other’s lives
  • Supporting a global, national and local network of women leaders
  • Opening possibilities
  • Preparing and developing future women leaders

Membership in the International Women’s Forum (IWF) is by invitation and is influenced by definitive international standards. Membership matters are the province of affiliated IWF chapters throughout the world, located in 33 countries and on 6 continents.

The IWF is a one-of-a-kind organization of singular standing in the world today with a membership base as diverse in fields of endeavor as similar in level of achievement and success. Members of the IWF are the world’s women leaders who serve and lead their countries, governments, corporations, businesses, academic institutions, arts communities, philanthropic enterprises and organizations for trade, diplomacy, science and research. They are heads of state, chief executive officers, entrepreneurs, opinion leaders, decision-makers and pathfinders to success.

Through the IWF’s Leadership Foundation, the vision and insights of IWF’s prominent membership are shared with the public, especially young women. As the IWF’s education and training arm, the Leadership Foundation provides members the opportunity to preserve and communicate a world of knowledge and understanding that is vital to the future prospects of women leaders.