2024 Top 25 women in Influence Recipients

TORONTO — Women of Influence+, a global organization dedicated to promoting gender equality in the workplace, has announced the recipients of its annual Top 25 Women of Influence Awards. Honourees will be celebrated during the Top 25 Women of Influence Luncheon on Apr. 9, 2024 in Toronto.

The annual awards program recognizes women who have made significant contributions in their respective fields, driving meaningful progress and change in business and society. This year’s recipients exemplify innovation, leadership and the pursuit of gender equity and inclusion, breaking barriers and setting new precedents in various sectors. They represent a diverse range of industries, each with their own unique stories of success and impact.

“At Women of Influence+, our commitment is to shine a spotlight on the exceptional achievements of self-identifying women who have pushed the boundaries of what’s possible,” says Dr. Rumeet Billan, CEO, Women of Influence+. “Their accomplishments demonstrate the important role that women play in driving meaningful progress in business and society. Through celebrating their stories, we aim to inspire others to challenge the status quo, paving the way for future generations.”

This year, several hundred applications were submitted between Dec. 1, 2023 and Jan. 12, 2024. The 2024 Top 25 Women of Influence recipients are:

  • Raissa Amany
  • Dr. Anna Banerji
  • Jennifer Bishop
  • Bernice Carnegie
  • Yvonne Chan
  • Lee Allison Clark
  • Gaby Dabrowski
  • Simran Dhillon
  • Angela Diano
  • Christiana Egi
  • Dr. Pamela Farrell
  • Jennifer Flanagan
  • Tori Ford
  • Vanessa Génier
  • Meseret Haileyesus
  • Nakissa Koomalsingh
  • Dr. Victoria Lee
  • Dr. Atty Mashatan
  • Geetha Moorthy
  • Orlane Panet
  • Lynn Posluns
  • Martine Roy
  • Tina Singh
  • Dr. Ingrid Waldron
  • Zoey Williams

This year’s Top 25 Women of Influence Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Lindsay Glassco, president and CEO, Plan International Canada.

“I share this recognition with every individual who has walked alongside me, guided by the North Star, to make a meaningful contribution to social change,” says Glassco. “We often question our individual capacity to tackle global challenges. Yet, I’ve seen the undeniable power of collective action as a force for change. Each one of us plays a critical role in creating a just world, no matter how small our part may seem. Thank you to Women of Influence+ for continuing to shine a spotlight on the contribution and impact of inspiring leaders. Congratulations to all the 2024 Top 25 Women of Influence+ recipients. To be among you is a true honour.”


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