We created the Women in Pharmacy Leadership Program to build leadership capacity and empower women in pharmacy to achieve their full potential. Our unique award-winning program provides career growth opportunities for Waterloo Pharmacy alumni, helping build on both their educational foundation and their real-world experience in the workforce.
I’m not leading a team, I’m not a CEO, manager or director of a large company. This thought process almost held me back from applying to the program. I needed to reframe my own thoughts on what it means to be a leader and innovator in the pharmacy profession.
You can’t be it if you can’t see it. In pharmacy we need to start seeing women as leaders so that future generations of women in pharmacy can also see themselves as leaders.
Women in Pharmacy Leadership Bookshelf
When an opportunity comes knocking, whether she accepts the opportunity or not, I hope she will do so for all the right reasons and that gender will never be a factor in holding her back.
About our team
The WIPL program is led by Waterloo Pharmacy adjunct clinical assistant professor Allison Tario and supported by an Advisory Group consisting of:
- Nancy Waite
- Nardine Nakhla
- Debbie Ellen
- Rosemary Killeen
- Kaitlin Bynkoski
- Mary Stanley
- Andrea Edginton
The content was developed after consultation with alumni of our program, pharmacy professionals and scientists, professionals conducting similar work in other organizations and more.