Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Announces Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2020 – The 2020 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners list was
released by Women’s Executive Network and Presenting Partner KPMG in Canada today, recognizing
106 outstanding women across Canada who advocate for workforce diversity and inspire tomorrow’s
“In a difficult year, we’ve been inspired by Canada’s highest achieving women who unite those around
them and help us all rise above our challenges,” said Sherri Stevens, Owner and CEO of WXN. “These
powerful women continue to lead the way, which is why it’s important to celebrate their achievements.”
The Top 100 Awards span the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, with the winners selected by
WXN’s Diversity Council of Canada.
“KPMG is proud to support WXN as they fiercely advocate for the development, advancement and
recognition of women across Canada,” said Elio Luongo, CEO and Senior Partner, KPMG in Canada. “It
takes an inclusive community, sharing their strength and voices to make a change. Together we can
ensure the successful achievement of women everywhere.”
This year’s list includes a new category, Women of Courage, which honours women who stand up for
Canada’s values across diverse causes with courage and compassion, even when it means risking their
lives, careers and reputations.


The awards are presented to remarkable women in 13 categories:
• Arts, Sports and Entertainment
• Canada’s Most Powerful CEOs, presented by KPMG
• KPMG C-Suite Executives
• Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders
• BMO Entrepreneurs
• CIBC Executive Leaders
• RBC Future Launch Future Leaders
• Inclusion Vanguard, presented by Accenture
• Intact Professionals
• Manulife Science and Technology
• CP Skilled Trades
• Women of Courage
• WXN Hall of Fame

WXN is hosting Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Awards Program, which includes a virtual twoday Leadership Summit and Gala on December 2 and 3. More than 1,200 winners and senior
professionals will attend. Visit WXN’s website for event details.
For a full list of winners, please visit https://wxnetwork.com/page/2020Top100Winners/.

About WXN

Women’s Executive Network (WXN), a member-based organization, is Canada’s #1 and only national
organization that meaningfully propels and celebrates the advancement of women at all levels, in all
sectors, and of all ages. WXN delivers this advancement through training, events, mentoring, networking,
and award and recognition programs for members and partners.


KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm (home.kpmg/ca) is a limited liability partnership, established
under the laws of Ontario, and the Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG
International”). KPMG has more than 7,000 professionals/employees in over 40 locations across Canada
serving private and public-sector clients. KPMG is consistently recognized as an employer of choice and
one of the best places to work in the country.
The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss
entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.
For media inquiries or to arrange an interview with Sherri Stevens, please contact: Garry Atkinson,
Research & Analytics Manager, gatkinson@wnetwork.com


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