MISSISSAUGA, ONT. — Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) president Lisa Laronde was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners by WXN (Women’s Executive Network).
WXN announced the award winners Oct. 30, recognizing 103 women for making a transformational difference in their fields and actively shaping a more inclusive future.
Laronde is also the president of RSG International. She was appointed to the CAWIC board in 2021 and became president in July 2023.
Laronde provides ongoing leadership and strategic oversight to deliver on the organization’s mission and enhance the success of women in the Canadian construction industry, indicates a release.
“Lisa Laronde is a powerful advocate for women in leadership,” stated the WXN announcement. “Through her influential speaking engagements and podcast appearances, her aim is to inspire women in all industries, particularly construction. Lisa is passionate about building psychologically safe work environments, where diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of her organization. Her business acumen and demonstrated success in growing market share make Lisa a unique and inspirational leader.”
This year’s winners will be celebrated at the 21st annual Top 100 Awards Gala, hosted at the Fairmont Royal York Toronto on Nov. 30.