International Women’s Forum Conference

November 15, 2019

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, delivers remarks at the 2019 International Women’s Forum (IWF) World Leadership Conference at the Westin Harbour Castle, in Toronto.

While in Toronto, the Governor General meets with the Countess of Wessex.

The Governor General also meets with Special Olympics athletes.

The Governor General then addresses this year’s attendees at the IWF Hall of Fame Gala. Her Excellency received the Hall of Fame Award in 2010.

About the International Women’s Forum

The IWF’s mission is to support the women leaders of today and tomorrow. From November 13 to 15, the IWF will convene more than 1 100 women experts from 30 nations in Toronto for its 2019 World Leadership Conference. For more information, visit