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WEKH Indigenous Q3 Ecosystem Meeting
December 22, 2021
On December 8th, 2021, the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) Indigenous engagement team hosted their Quarter 3 Ecosystem Meeting: The Impact of Networking and Mentorship for Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs. Organizer […]
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Impact Investment and Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs
November 23, 2021
In a recent report, the National Indigenous Economic Development Board (NIEDB) found that closing the economic gap between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous economy would result in a $27.67B increase in […]
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Building Resilient Communities: Social Enterprises and Procurement
November 4, 2021
Through social procurement, governments and corporations can leverage existing purchasing to support social enterprises investing their profits to better the world and achieve social, economic, environmental or workforce development goals […]
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What is Supplier Diversity & the Role of Supply Councils
October 7, 2021
Governments and corporations are among the largest buyers of goods and services in Canada. Yet the procurement processes behind these sales are not well understood and not often on the […]
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Women Redefining Episode 5: Getting Creative with Stephanie Bakker-Hopf
August 30, 2021
In this final episode, Anita Kemp interviews Stephanie Bakker-Hopf, the Founder of Straight Arrow Consulting. Stephanie is a talented podcast producer and master of branding, skills she learned during her […]
Women Redefining Episode 4: Growing Greener with Connie Stacey
August 23, 2021
In this episode, you’ll hear Shannon Pestun chat with Connie Stacey, the Founder and President of Growing Greener Innovations, Inc. a clean energy solutions company based in Edmonton. Connie reveals […]
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ICYMI: Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund Program Application Info Session
August 12, 2021
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, recently announced the launch of a call for applications to administer the program for the Women Entrepreneurship […]
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Women Redefining Episode 3: Lifting Others with Ejibola Adetokunbo-Taiwo
August 9, 2021
Join us for this episode as Anita Kemp sits down with Ejibola Adetokunbo-Taiwo, the CEO of Simply Ejibola Inc. and Founder of de Sedulous Women Leaders. Ejibola shares how a […]
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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 […]
Women Redefining Episode 2: Doing Differently with Bobbie Racette
August 2, 2021
This week, Shannon Pestun talks to Bobbie Racette, the Founder and CEO of The Virtual Gurus and askBetty. Bobbie gets real about life as an introvert, finding her calling, overcoming […]
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