The Korean Professional Women’s Association (KPWA) is a federally incorporated non-profit organization founded in 2014.
KPWA’s membership is open to anyone who shares in the Vision, Mission and Values of the organization, regardless of age, gender and ethnicity.
Our vision is to be the premier leadership organization that connects, engages, develops and celebrates women and men in all professions and industries.
Through mentorship and leadership programs, civic engagementand networking opportunities, we take a proactive role in advancing and empowering our members in their professional landscape.
the genuine respect and camaraderie amongst
the rewarding experience of giving back through community involvement and charitable programs
being a positive inﬂuence within our communities
advance through mentorship
empower through leadership
engage through civic action and collaboration
Welcome to our website. I am humbled and delighted to serve as KPWA President. As a founding member, it is thrilling to see how much interest the many professional women and men have expressed in our organization. The Board and I are undeniably passionate about building on this momentum.
"Among our immediate priorities, KPWA is focused on creating opportunities for young professionals in mentorship, leadership and civic engagement capacities."
As President, my personal objective is to expand the power of the Association by providing an environment for professionals
to lead, learn, and lean on an incredible group of the very many remarkable people in our network.
Throughout the year, we will be planning a number of events, conferences, and activities in which we will have the opportunity to participate, contribute, and discover. I would like to take this occasion to strongly encourage you to personally get involved in our organization; whether a new graduate, mid-career professional or senior level champion, your contribution and advocacy is of great importance to the growth of young professionals in the workplace. We will need everyone’s help and participation in support of KPWA
to make this fledgling organization of ours a success!
As individuals, we have achieved so much on our own. Together, can you imagine what we can accomplish?
Of course, this message would not be complete without thanking and acknowledging all of you for your patronage. I am personally grateful to the amazing women and men of various industries, corporations, administrations and associations that have supported our organization – in building a strong foundation for a very exciting future.
On behalf of the KPWA membership that has grown to 60+ strong in just a few months, thank you for your encouragement and support.
We could not have launched and reached milestones without you.
We invite you to join KPWA as we chart new territory and make lasting connections – with each other and within the community we live and serve. We are excited about the year ahead and look forward to meeting with you soon.
Our Constitution & By-laws
KPWA members in good standing may request a copy of the organization's Constitution, By-laws and
Annual Financial Statements. Please contact the Executive Director at ED@kpwa.ca to request your copy.