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Women United

Inspiring women to be leaders in their communities

Behind every great woman are the people who have her back

Women United is a growing movement of more than 70,000 women around the world dedicated to creating equal opportunity for all. Locally, this network of strong female philanthropists bring people together to create lasting social change.

Our mission is to leverage our time, talent, and resources to empower women in our community to build strong, independent lives.

Our values are leadership, impact, and empowerment in all we do.

Member benefits

Besides the rewarding opportunity to take action in the community, here are a few of the perks of Women United:

Gaining a public profile as a community leader

Accelerating your career with a network of like-minded women

Becoming a local expert on issues impacting your community

Join Women United

Your generosity can create a better tomorrow for our city. Email us to get started!

Sign up today

Note that membership is open to individuals who make an annual investment of $1,200 or more to United Way of Calgary and Area.

Women United Committee


Karen Morton
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
– Government of Canada

Jena Rhydderch
Forge Strategy

Lindsay Clayton

Committee Members

Shawna-Seah McDonald
AON Insurance

Natasha Russell
NBR Coaching

Janet Drage
Scotia Wealth Management

Connie Jakab
Jakab Co.

Douney Santangelo
Forge Strategy

Thank you to our sponsor

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Women United is proudly sponsored by TD Securities.

Sponsorship opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring the Women United program, please contact us.

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