Women's Leadership Symposium 2023

News and Events

Employment Opportunity: Administrative CoordinatorThe PEI Coalition for Women in Government is hiring a full-time administrative coordinator for a 10-week tenure.
May 17 2023
Employment Opportunity: Executive DirectorThe PEI Coalition for Women in Government is seeking a leader to help the organization meet its mission of advancing women's leadership in the political, civic and democratic life on Prince Edward Island.
May 17 2023
Women Leaders Invited to Symposium in CharlottetownWomen Leadership Symposium to be held in Charlottetown from March 31 to April 2
Feb 06 2023
The PEI Coalition for Women in Government invites all women and gender-diverse leaders to a free 2.5-day symposium in Charlottetown from March 31 to April 2, 2023. Full event details will be released during the next two weeks.
Municipal Campaign Schools 2022We are offering 4 campaign schools this summer ahead of Municipal Elections.
Jun 29 2022
The Coalition has partnered with the Federation of PEI Municipalities to offer campaign schools to women this summer ahead of the 2022 Municipal Elections.
Employment OpportunitiesWe are hiring a Program Officer and an Administrative Coordinator
Mar 16 2022
The Coalition is seeking to hire an Administrative Coordinator to organize and coordinate office administration and procedures, as well as a Program Officer to coordinate the implementation of various projects throughout the year.
Governance Review: Request for ProposalsRFP for Governance Consultants
Jul 16 2020
The PEI Coalition for Women in Government is seeking proposals to coordinate a review of the governance of the organisation, in such a way that the operational procedures fit the unique needs of the Coalition.

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PEI in 2022

  • 0% of MPs in PEI are women
  • 26% of MLAs are women
  • 0% of PEI Senators are women
  • 50% of Lennox Island Band Council are women
  • 25% of Abegweit Band Council members are women

How Does PEI Compare?

Percentage of women in provincial, territorial and national legislatures (2019):

Rank Jurisdiction % of Women in Legislature
1 Northwest Territories 47.3% (9/19)
2 Quebec 46.4% (58/125)
3 British Columbia 42.4% (37/87)
4 Yukon 42.1% (8/19)
5 Ontario 37.8% (47/124)
CANADA 30.5% (103/338)
6 Alberta 28.7% (12/58)
7 Saskatchewan 27.8% (17/61)
8 Nova Scotia 27.2% (15/55)
9 Nunavut 27.2% (6/22)
10 New Brunswick 26.5% (13/49)
11 Manitoba 26.3% (15/57)
12 Prince Edward Island 26% (7/27)
13 Newfoundland and Labrador 22.5% (9/40)
Organize to Lead: A Political Guidebook for PEI

Organize to Lead: A Political Guidebook is a resource for women interested in elected office.


2023 PEI General Election: Women Candidates