It Is Time to #FlexForEmpowerment



Flex for Empowerment is a pilot campaign designed to increase the number of Women’s Empowerment Principle signatories in Canada and showcase good practices of women’s economic empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community.  

  • Are you an ally of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality?
  • Are you an advocate for gender equality?
  • Have you taken tangible actions to create an atmosphere of equality in your workplace, marketplace or community? Are you ready to flex for empowerment and show off progress for gender equality?



Allies are stakeholders committed to gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community

  • Individuals
  • Civil Society Organizations
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Advocates
  • Influencers
  • Friends of WE EMPOWER
  • Signatories to the Women’s empowerment principles


There are many ways your organization can #FlexForEmpowerment to showcase company policies and practices that empower women:

  • Sign the Women’s Empowerment Principles
  • Host an event to showcase your best practices and policies for women’s empowerment in the workplace
  • Take to social media and tag @Empower_Women with your strongest policy and workplace policies
  • Write a story to highlight workplace changes and the impact in your community and share on under Stories
  • Send out a press release to your network/stakeholders to let them know what your office is doing for gender equality and encourage others to #FlexForEmpowerment
  • Create a Podcast, Blog or Video and share with our team about how your organization flexes for women’s economic empowerment

Download our Welcome Kit to fully engage in the #FlexForEmpowerment Campaign here 


Shout out to our allies who #FlexForEmpowerment and work hard to move the needle when it comes to Women's Economic Empowerment: 

- BPW Canada

Canadian Coalition to Empower Women

- Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce

- Diversio

- Econamie Inc

- Edelman/Edelman Canada


- Essokafrique Security

- France Canada Chamber of Commerce (Ontario)

- G(irls)20

- Global Compact Network Canada

- Gowling WLG LLP

- LiisBeth Media


- Ontario Non-Profit Network

- StartUp Canada

TechGirls Canada

- TD Bank

- The Musket Transport Ltd

- Women in Capital Markets (WCM)

- Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC)

- Women in Governance

- Women’s Leadership Intensive

- Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE)

- Women of Influence

Want to join our growing list of allies? Register here

Photographer & Videographer Credit: WE EMPOWER Programme

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