WiRE is inclusive of all renewable energy technologies. Our programming is designed to support diversity and inclusion in the energy and clean tech sectors. We host capacity-building field trips, free networking meet-ups, an awards recognition program, student bursaries, speed mentoring and more!

Organizational diversity improves the bottom line, ability to navigate change, adoption of innovation and new technologies, and many other benefits for the power sector. WiRE supports the Leadership Accord for Gender Diversity in Canada's Electricity Sector and other programs that improve organizational diversity and inclusion.

Launched in October 2013, WiRE forges partnerships with a spectrum of renewable energy industry associations, other related networking groups for professional women from across the energy sector, and academic providers. WiRE appreciates the support it receives from our sponsors, which helps to provide our programming at low or no cost.

WIRE started in Toronto, and has since launched chapters in Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary / Southern Alberta and Edmonton, with several others due in 2017.  

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