Dr. Reka Gustafson: separating COVID fact from fiction

Join us March 14 when our guest will be Deputy BC Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Reka Gustafson, Vice President of the Provincial Health Services Authority. Dr Gustafson also provides her leadership to the BC Centre for Disease Control and will focus her presentation and discussion on COVID-19 as we enter the next phase of the […]

IWF 2022 Cornerstone Conference

Registration for the IWF 2022 Cornerstone Conference: Discovery Through Earth, Seas, & Skies in Santiago, Chile is now open. We are so excited that for the first time in over two years, we are able to bring IWF members from across the globe together in person to explore the issues most important to you as […]

IWF BC Event – The Housing Affordability Crisis

We are in the midst of a housing affordability crisis! Join us to hear from industry experts on what they have to say. About this event Housing Affordability Crisis Come listen to two prominent housing and real estate experts discuss the state of our affordability crisis. Both the federal and provincial governments have been stepping […]

The Crisis in BC’s Medical System

What can we do about it and does Finland have the answers? We will hear from 3 experts:  IWF’s Dr. Bal Pawa, Integrative Physician,  co-Founder of Westcoast Women’s clinic, TEDX speaker, and best-selling author Karin Kirkpatrick, MLA for West Vancouver-Capilano, Shadow Minister for Housing and Childcare. Sanna Lauslahti, IWF Finland, Managing Director of Pharma Industries […]

Women in Parliament: Why are we falling behind?

Bennett Jones LLP 666 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

IWF BC will be hosting an in-person wine and cheese gathering featuring Shari Graydon, award-winning author, journalist and advocate for women for over 30 years, Shari specializes in amplifying women’s voices to make Canada more democratic Details: Date: February 13, 2023 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Location: Bennett Jones LLP,  2500 Park Place, 666 Burrard Street, […]


Art tour and drinks/dinner at Wind Cries Mary in Victoria

Gage Gallery Arts Collective 19 Bastion Square, Victoria, BC

IWF BC will host this in-person event in Victoria where will will tour the Gage Gallery and then head down to Wind Cries Mary for dinner Details: Date: February 28, 2023 Time: 5:15 PM – 8 PM Location: Gage Gallery Arts Collective 19 Bastion Square, Victoria, BC, V8W 1J1    

IWF Western Region Cocktail Cafe- March 30th


We are excited to invite you to a very special 2023 event – our first IWF Western Region Virtual Cocktail Café of the year! For this great event, we are bringing together our five Western Region forums including British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Northern California, and Southern California.  We look forward to another opportunity to connect […]

IWF BC Event – Lunch and Learn with Pearson College – Climate Change


Please Join us for an IWF BC Lunch and Learn virtual event to hear about the Climate Leadership program at Pearson College and what the students are developing for our next generation  We will hear from 4 panel members: Honourable Anne McLellan, a member of IWF Edmonton, Chair Emeritus, Pearson College Emily Coolidge, Director of Pearson’s Climate Action Leadership Diploma, […]

IWF BC Van Dusen Gardens Walk and Dinner at Shaughnessy Restaurant

Van Dusen Gardens 5251 Oak StV6M 4H1, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Come join us for a walk around beautiful Van Dusen Gardens to enjoy the Cherry Blossoms followed by dinner at Shaughnessy Restaurant.  Details:  Date: Thursday, April 13th, 2023 Time: Garden Tour 4 PM - 5 PM Dinner 5 PM - 7 PM

IWF BC Governance Salon – April 19th

Ruby Gill and Catherine Roome invite you to join them for a conversation about governance matters on Wednesday, April 19th, from 5 to 7pm at Catherine's home in North Vancouver. Please come for a glass of wine and a nibble as we learn from each other about CEO Succession and ESG integration with strategy. The […]

Victoria Connex – April 27th

Chateau Victoria 740 Burdett Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada

Deirdre Campbell and Janet Ketchen will host a Connex at Chateau Victoria - Harbourside Room from 4:30 - 6:30. We look forward to seeing any or all IWF members. RSVP directly to janetketchen@gmail.com

IWF BC Event – What’s up with men? – postponed until fall


Join this IWF BC virtual event to hear more about how we can motivate men to be allies for equity and inclusion in the workplace. Blueprint is a university-based NGO that strives to impact society by enhancing the integrity and well-being of men and boys for the benefit of families, communities, and the world. Please come […]