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Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events


Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: City Hall, 100 Queen Street West (NE Corner of Queen and Bay)

Committee Room #4


Join us as we launch our Leadership Workshop Series with
Stepping into True Leadership: How You Can Achieve Greatness


Our very first Workshop features Laura Furtado, Founder and Owner of DivaGirl and Canada's Top Young Entrepreneur of 2010!




$15 for KPWA Members  |  $20 for Non-Members  |  $25 at the door




ft. Pamela Patterson, bestselling author of Get the Job:
Optimize Your Resume for the Online Job Search

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016

Location:  Sidney Smith Hall @ University of Toronto, 100 St. George St.

Room 2111 for resume workshop

Room 2112 – 2115 for individual mock interview sessions


Join us on February 20, 2016 for our Interview and Resume Workshop


Session 1 – Resume Workshop from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
                    ft. Pamela Patterson, award-winning writer, speaker, and publishing                       consultant

Session 2 – Interview Workshop (individual mock interview sessions)
                    from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

                    ft. Senior Professionals from the finance, mining and HR industries


Free for KPWA Members  |  $10 per session for Non-Members




Light refreshments will be provided during intermission.

For more more information, please email:


Past Events


Date: Friday, November 27, 2015, starting at 7:30 pm

Location: Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower, 200 Bay Street, Suite 3800, Boardrooms Delta, Echo and Foxtrot

Since the official launch of KPWA in May 2015, we have achieved so much in such a short amount of time, which is a testament to the commitment and dedication of our members. Please join us as we review our first year as an organization, celebrate our accomplishments and plan for a successful 2016.



7:00 pm: Board Meeting (for Board Members only). Please note: Board
Members to present their Committee's activities at the Board Meeting. 
7:30 pm: Annual General Meeting. The Meeting will be conducted by the Executive Board.
8:00 pm: Dinner

2015 Annual General Meeting

2015 Annual General Meeting

KPWA's 2015 Year-End Social

KPWA's 2015 Year-End Social

Change Your Luck: Speed Dating

Change Your Luck: Speed Dating

All Candidates Event 2015

All Candidates Event 2015

Mentorship Program Launch Event

Mentorship Program Launch Event

KPWA Member Social Night

KPWA Member Social Night

K-Talks: The Effects of Networking

K-Talks: The Effects of Networking

Leading Change ft. Olivia Chow

Leading Change ft. Olivia Chow

KPWA Launch: Lift Off!

KPWA Launch: Lift Off!


Date: Friday, November 13, 2015, from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Location: Cabal Social, 782 King Street West

This is your chance to Change Your Luck on Friday the 13th and join us for our first Speed Dating Event!  






Date: Friday, November 13, 2015, starting at 9:30 pm

Location: Cabal Social, 782 King Street West

Join us for KPWA's Year-End Social. This event is OPEN TO ALL (19+) and is free to attend. 




Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location: Korean Canadian Cultural Centre, 1133 Leslie Street, North York

Join us for the largest Korean-Canadian community political forum of its kind
and be part of this historic event.


The Korean-Canadian community is one of the most prevalent in the country. 
Our voice matters and future leaders of the country are listening. Share your issues and concerns, hear from the parties and be informed.


Whether you are 1st, 1.5 or 2nd generation, we want to ensure that everyone is represented. This is a very high-profile and thrilling event and we ask that you come out to show your support!


The Korean Canadian Cultural Association (KCCA) and KPWA, in collaboration with HanVoice and the Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation (KCSF), are pleased to present this groundbreaking event. 


Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: KPMG LLP, 333 Bay Street, Toronto

The KPWA Mentorship Committee supports professional development of KPWA members through knowledge, skills and experience sharing.
We are dedicated to investing in our members and helping them develop into leadership roles. Click here to learn more about our Mentorship Program.


After carrying out a very successful pilot program over the past year,
we are pleased to announce the launch of the KPWA Mentorship Program

Please join us for this event, whether as a potential mentor or mentee.
We would love to have the opportunity to meet you!


Hosted by the KPWA Mentorship Committee



K-TALKS: The Effects of Networking

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 7:00 pm

Location: The Spoke Club, Portland Room, 600 King Street West

What is K-Talks? 
Launching in August, K-Talks is a series held throughout the year featuring speakers from various industries, professions and career levels.

The purpose of this event is to promote discussion and conversation.
Each speaker will share his/her personal experiences on a specific topic in an interactive session with plenty of networking and sharing during the event.



Meet'n'Mingle: KPWA Member Social Night!

Date and Time: Friday, July 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Location: The Spoke Club, 600 King Street West

(on the Rooftop Patio)


KPWA's Meet'n'Mingle: Member Social Night!


A social and fun event with an opportunity to meet fellow
KPWA members. 



Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015 starting at 6:30 pm.

Location: The Spoke Club, Portland Room, 600 King Street West


As a woman of influence, Olivia Chow shares her story of starting life in Canada as an immigrant to becoming an artist, activist, City Councillor, federal Member of Parliament, a contender for Mayor of Toronto and currently a distinguished visiting professor at Ryerson University.


An intimate evening of conversation with Ms. Chow as she revealed what it takes to inspire hope, engage community, and win and lose, in public and private life.


Hosted by KPWA Civic Engagement



Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm 

Location: The Spoke Club, 600 King Street West



Featuring our Keynote Speaker: Susan Kim-Kirkland

Susan Kim-Kirkland is a dynamic leader with a distinct vision for the future and a passion for mentoring talented individuals into tomorrow’s innovators. She has never waned from her commitment to personal growth and the growth of the people around her.


What began with a handful of women who shared the desire to empower
young professionals, has now turned into a non-profit organization with a
Board of over 50 women and men from diverse backgrounds and industries.


In celebration of these achievements and in anticipation of our future,
we are very pleased to invite you to our official launch.  

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