Partner, Toronto Marketplace Leader, Financial Advisory & National Leader, Professional & Business Services Sector DELOITTE LLP
Karen Werger focuses on the areas of dispute advisory and valuations, and is a member of Deloitte’s partner advisory council, which advises the CEO on key business choices. She is also the national diversity partner for financial advisory and, together with CEO Frank Vettese, launched the Canadian Women’s Initiative (canWin) at Deloitte. Werger received the 2015 Lynda Bowles Spirit Award for her efforts to help women recognize and achieve their leadership potential.
“It’s always important to provide your perspective, particularly when your perspective is different from the rest of the group, because diverse groups generate better solutions.”
“Sponsorship is key. Sponsoring more of our top-talent women and ensuring they progress at the same rate as their talented male colleagues. Not enabling our top-talent women to hold themselves back because they feel they aren’t ready for the next level.”
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