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Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) receives almost $4 million from Government of Canada – Celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day at TSX Market Open
November 17, 2023
Toronto, ON November 17, 2023: Today, the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH), WEDO Canada and TMX Group celebrated Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with more than 125 diverse women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship […]
New Research Shows Women-owned Businesses Gaining Ground
March 20, 2023
Toronto, ON, March 20, 2023: Today the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) released the State of Women’s Entrepreneurship (SOWE) in Canada 2023 Research Preview which shows that despite the devastating […]
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Diversity Institute and Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub welcome new House of Commons Bill to recognize Women Entrepreneurship Day
November 17, 2022
Toronto, ON, November 17, 2022:  The Diversity Institute, which leads the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) and other entrepreneurship and innovation research and social innovation projects, is pleased that Women’s […]
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The State of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Canada examined in new Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub research report
March 28, 2022
Rates of women entrepreneurship remain steady and in the face of unprecedented challenges, women entrepreneurs remain optimistic and have continued to exhibit great resilience and innovation according to an analysis […]
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The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub releases annual research report and receives $5 million Government of Canada investment to support women’s economic empowerment
August 3, 2021
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced $5 million from Budget 2021 for the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH), which is led by Ryerson University’s […]
Canada’s largest study of Black women entrepreneurs shows significant challenges but also resilience and optimism
April 15, 2021
Toronto, ON, April 15, 2021: The largest study of Black women entrepreneurs in Canada reveals that they face significant barriers to financing including the cost of borrowing.   It also […]
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See It. Be It.
February 12, 2021
Women entrepreneurs are crushing stereotypes When asked to name three entrepreneurs, many might think of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg. The stereotypes that tie the word “entrepreneur” to […]
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Report analyzes a decade of Indigenous women entrepreneurship in Canada
December 10, 2020
Offers recommendations to benefit Indigenous women, communities and the economy December 10, 2020: The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) and Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today released a report […]
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Research from Ryerson’s Diversity Institute finds male-focused and misleading definitions of entrepreneurship a barrier to women
November 23, 2020
Toronto, ON, November 23, 2020: As Global Entrepreneurship Week and Women’s Entrepreneurship Day conclude, the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) is releasing a new report Women Entrepreneurs Beyond the Stereotypes […]
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New report shows more women-owned SMEs are exporting but customized supports could support further growth
October 8, 2020
Ottawa, ON, October 8, 2020: New research released today shows that women-owned small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have made significant gains in exporting, but increased and customized support could […]
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