Established in 1976

Since 1976, the Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (CAWEE) has been connecting Canadian businesswomen. Based in Toronto, Ontario, CAWEE is considered one of Canada’s most respected networking organizations, representing professionals from a broad range of disciplines, markets and perspectives.

CAWEE provides opportunities to build your contact base, share resources, acquire referrals, and develop skills and knowledge that will help your business grow. CAWEE’s unique relationship-building approach and welcoming attitude makes it easy to build real, long-term business relationships.

At CAWEE we offer many opportunities to network and connect with other professional women. Whatever your schedule, CAWEE events enable you to develop and grow not only your business, but also yourself.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs is to provide opportunities for women to empower other women in the development and advancement of their business and professional lives; fostering financial independence, professional development, and personal satisfaction.

CAWEE is a goldmine of fabulous women who help me in all aspects of my business (and life). At the breakfasts, the people are friendly and energetic and that atmosphere is intimate.


Board of Directors


Directors Messages


President’s Message 2023

By Susan Patterson, President 2023. CAWEE has an engaged, dedicated Board of volunteers who each hold two-year terms. The Board meets monthly, with occasional supplemental meetings as necessary. The meetings are enjoyable and productive, with each of the 11-12 directors bringing updates and gathering ideas for her area of responsibility. These directors are backed by ...
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CAWEE Philanthropy

Community Outreach

CAWEE’s philosophy of giving back to our community is just one of the things we do that stands out. Click here to read more about how we do it, and how you can help.

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