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Going beyond your comfort zone: Tips and tricks to improve your business skills

3-4 p.m. Session What skill professionally would you like to learn or improve? Whether it be negotiating a raise, presenting your ideas, or navigating work relationships, this session will cover how to go outside your comfort zone at work. Presenter: Émilie Nollet Émilie Nollet is completing a Ph.D. in business administration HEC Montréal and a project management certification at Montreal chapter’s of PMI. She specializes in organisational development, corporate social responsibility and social inclusion through entrepreneurship. She’s a founder of ÉAU, a ...

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Women Entrepreneurs: Bringing your ideas to life

2-3 p.m. Session Do you have a great business idea that you want to share with the world but do not know where to begin? Are you starting a business and would like to learn more about what to do? This session will cover the important things to consider and show you how you can take this step. Presenter: Frédérique Lissoir Frédérique Lissoir is an entrepreneur and a lawyer. Co-founder of Propulsio 360° business consultants since 2015, she specializes in organizing her clients’ creativity and managing their growth. Frédérique has helped build a large ...

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Winter 2020 Course Schedule

It's not too late to register for the Winter session! See the full winter 2020 course list here.

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Summer Vacation

Summer Beach Umbrellas
Thank you to all our members and instructors for a fabulous year! We hope you have a relaxing summer! The Centre closes for the summer from June 22 until August 18. The Fall 2019 Course List will be posted on our website the week of August 5. Pre-registration for current members will begin August 27, online and in-person. If you are not currently a member, you can join our mailing list here in order to be able to pre-register on August 27.

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WIWC Walking Club

Mondays 10:30 - noon Meet in the green space on Belmont across from Avenue Rodney Looking for a new way to motivate yourself and others to get moving?  The group meets every Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. rain or shine. This activity is free to all members including moms with strollers. Occasional childcare for pre-school aged children is available; please contact Iva at iva.rooney@wiwc.ca in advance. Walking with a friend is a great way to take the hard work out of working out and can improve your overall fitness and cardiovascular health. Get up and get moving!...

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Living in Balance: Gaining Calm and Control of Your Time

As women we wear many hats, many of which we choose and some we may not. Why is it that we often feel like our time is not our own and we are perpetually chasing hours? Are our priorities set for us or do we control them? Balance and time are concepts that cannot be solved solely with tactical and practical strategies; the answer to the key to balance is within us. In this group, we will explore and discover how to tap into our power and learn what stops us from living in balance and control of our time. Some of the topics we will discuss include our core values and how ...

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Our New Spring Schedule

Our new Spring schedule is now available! Click here to see all the courses we have in store for the spring session.

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Gift certificates now available!

The West Island Women's Centre now has gift certificates available in denominations of $25, $50 and $100! These would make a perfect holiday or birthday gift for any woman. To purchase one just come into the office during regular hours Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. We accept cheques and cash only. Our gift certificates can be used for membership and course fees. Gift certificates are non-refundable and unused balances cannot be exchanged for cash but can be applied to courses in future sessions. In the case of course cancellat...

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