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The Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) is a strong network of female donors that engage together on social issues impacting Calgarians. The WLC provides meaningful opportunities for women to connect with each other and their communities as philanthropists, volunteers, and as leaders. Membership is open to individuals who contribute $1,200 or more annually to United Way of Calgary and Area.
Receive invitations to exclusive educational and networking events with passionate, like-minded women
Learn about women's social issues
Receive updates on the WLC's work through newsletters
Hear and share women's leadership stories
Be recognized as a WLC member in the annual Honour Roll
For more information on the Women's Leadership Council, please email us at .
Women's Leadership Committee
Rhiannon MacDonnell Mesler, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Lethbridge (Calgary Campus)
Stephanie Pankratz, MPACC, CPA, CA
Senior Manager, Audit, KMPG
Supervisor of Internal Communications, Pembina Pipeline Corporation
Meet Jill, a local Calgarian with a unique story. When Jill's father was diagnosed with dementia, her family was devastated.
But they knew there was help. Hear how United Way has impacted her family.
If you are interested in supporting the Women’s Leadership Council program, please contact us.
At United Way, we know it takes the whole community working together to make our city great for everyone. By working together, we can truly make a meaningful difference.
We have a number of ways you can get involved in our city, including volunteer opportunities, events and special initiatives.
Workplace campaigns bring organizations closer by promoting teambuilding and enhancing morale.
Donating to United Way is an investment in the local community. All investments are monitored and reported on annually. Learn More
Learn About Our Work
United Way works across our city and the surrounding area to fight poverty, help kids thrive and build strong communities. Learn More
Your time and talent can be given in many ways to those in need in our community. For more information email Heather Innes, volunteer lead at United Way.
All In for Youth
You can make a world of difference in the lives of youth by volunteering as a tutor, through a career talk, or one of our other volunteer opportunities. Volunteer positions are open across the city to support youth in achieving academic success.