Programs & Services

WiN Canada actively supports their members with new programs and initiatives that provide value while positively impacting the nuclear industry and communities in which we live and work.

Success Stories

These are stories highlighting the success of our members across the Canadian nuclear industry. We are honoured to be a part of their journey.

Lisa McBride

Lisa McBride

Lisa McBride is President of Women in Nuclear (WiN) Canada. In her role Lisa provides vision, strategic direction, and oversight of the day-to-day operations of WiN Canada, an organization comprised of over 5,700 members across Canada.  WiN Canada seeks to address three challenging goals. First, to engage and educate the public regarding the safe use and application of nuclear and radiation technologies. Second is to provide professional development opportunities for WiN Canada members. The third is to promote career interest in nuclear among women and young people. Lisa is also the Chair of the Women for STEM Council at Ontario Tech University.

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Amber Doney

Principle Decision Evaluation, Portfolio Strategy and Development, BHP

Amber Doney is a Principal Decision Evaluation within the Portfolio Strategy and Development team at BHP. In this role, she is assisting the organization to make sound investment decisions by developing and assessing investment opportunities.

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Sonia Qureshi, P. Eng

Director, Joint Projects and Services, CANDU Owner’s Group

Sonia is currently the Director of Joint Projects and Services at the CANDU Owner’s Group (COG). She is responsible for the line of business that develops solutions to problems and common issues in the CANDU community through innovative new approaches for longer more robust plant life. She has over 23 years of experience in the nuclear industry with past employers being Candu Energy and Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. She holds a Chemical Engineering honors degree from the University of Toronto and is a licensed Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).

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Tracy Primeau

Board of Directors, OPG

Tracy Primeau currently sits on the Ontario Power Generation Board of Directors where she chairs the Generation Oversight Committee as well as the WiN Canada Board, Ingenium, United College and University of Waterloo. She is Founder and Principal of Agile Bear, a consulting company focused on the global expansion of clean energy, with a special focus on extending its benefits to remote Indigenous communities across Canada and equity partnerships on the path to economic reconciliation.

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WiN Canada works with a number of partners across the nuclear industry and beyond to collaborate and meet shared objectives.

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Community Partner

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulate the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and […]

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Canadian Nuclear Society

Community Partner

The Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) promotes the exchange of information on all aspects of nuclear science and technology and its […]

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Canadian Nuclear Association

Community Partner

The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) has been the national voice of the Canadian nuclear industry since 1960. Working with our […]

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Ontario Society of Professional Engineers

Community Partner

Women in Nuclear Canada is pleased to be a Community Partner for the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE). The partnership further advances the promotion of the skills, competences and professions of the members of both organizations, particularly women in the field of engineering.

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Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC)


Women in Nuclear Canada is proud to be partnering with the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) to co-promote and advance each other’s nuclear industry advocacy efforts and events.

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Skills Canada – Ontario

Community Partner

Women in Nuclear Canada is pleased to be a Partner for the Centre for Skills Canada. The Young Women’s Initiatives will aid in the growth and encouragement of young women as they become educated in the fields available to them in the workplace they are preparing for.

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Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability

Community Partner

Women in Nuclear Canada is pleased to be a Community Partner for the Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability (CCNS). The launch of the Centre will support work underway for Pickering Nuclear Generating Station decommissioning and look at collaboration opportunities with various community stakeholders.

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Equal by 30

Joint Initiative

Women in Nuclear Canada is pleased to join as a signatory to the joint Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and International Energy Agency (IEA) Equal by 30 initiative, as part of the Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment Initiative (C3E), which works to advance the participation of women in the clean energy transition, and close the gender gap.

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Overview of Programs & Services

Currently our annual programs and services include our awards and scholarships given out by WiN Canada, with the help of our sponsors. Each of the awards start taking applications in the Spring and are given out in the Fall. We also offer a redesigned Speakers Clearinghouse, a formal Mentorship Program, and Leadership Training as well. Click below to learn more, or email with your questions.

Harriet Brooks Award

The annual Harriet Brooks Award (previously called the WiN-Canada Award) recognizes a member(s) who has/have made an outstanding leadership contribution to the success of WiN Canada.

Mentor & Ally Awards

This year WiN Canada has introduced two new awards to properly acknowledge and celebrate our WiN Canada champions.


WiN Canada aims to recognize young women who play a pivotal role, in their studies and in their communities, in highlighting the benefits of the nuclear industry. The annual WiN Canada Student Scholarship is awarded to three (3) deserving applicants who each receive an engraved plaque and a financial contribution of CAN $3,000, to be put towards their continued pursuit of a career in the nuclear industry.

Speakers Clearinghouse

What is Speakers Clearinghouse? This is a newly redesigned outreach initiative that uses the talent and expertise of its members […]

EmPOWERed Women: Taking the Stage 

EmPOWERed Women: Taking the Stage is a program that enables women to view leadership through the lens of communication – supporting them to develop the skills needed to be seen as strong, confident leaders. 

Mentorship Program

WiN Canada’s Mentorship Program offered members the opportunity to engage across the industry to support a broader network, to develop both personally and professionally, and to increase diversity across the industry.

Gender Balance Roadmap for the Nuclear Industry

The future of the nuclear industry has never been brighter. There has also never been a better time to support […]

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Membership with WiN Canada provides the opportunity to connect with other industry professionals through mentoring, networking, professional development, and advocacy initiatives. Membership with WiN Canada is free!

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