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Supports for LGBTQ2S+ Entrepreneurs Across Canada
May 28, 2021
For LGBTQ2S+ business-owners in Canada, the turn to entrepreneurship may be taken out of necessity. Many Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Two Spirit people in Canada, particularly trans and […]
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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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First-Look: The State of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Canada 2021
March 31, 2021
What challenges continue to face the women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem? Where has progress been made? And what else needs to be done? We began to answer these questions at the final […]
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Reviewing the Progress & Challenges of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
March 19, 2021
The women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem has changed tremendously since the Government of Canada first committed to supporting women entrepreneurs as part of their vision for the country’s future. More recently, the […]
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Widening Financing Pathways for Women Entrepreneurs
March 17, 2021
Adequately financing women entrepreneurs’ is a necessary step to creating an equitable entrepreneurial ecosystem. Yet research clearly shows that women entrepreneurs face barriers to financing at the societal, organizational, and […]
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See It, Be It: Challenging Stereotypes and Bias
March 12, 2021
Successful women entrepreneurs do not only support their families and local communities, drive economic growth and innovation, and create valuable opportunities for fellow Canadians. Their stories also help to inspire […]
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On International Women’s Day, WEKH Challenges Stereotypes in Entrepreneurship
March 8, 2021
Organizations and individuals around the world are coming together today to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). This year, WEKH is leading the conversation as we “Choose to Challenge” stereotypes in […]
A WE-Hub Success Story: Dr. Bhairavi Shankar’s IndusSpace
March 1, 2021
“As Canadians, the goal is to highlight what our contributions are to space exploration, and through our programming, help people meet others in the Canadian space sector.” This is the […]
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She-Covery: The Role of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Pandemic Recovery
March 1, 2021
As Canada begins to focus on post-pandemic economic recovery, supporting women entrepreneurs is more critical than ever before. It is clear that structural barriers long-faced by women entrepreneurs have been […]
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Future of Canadian Unicorns Looks Promising
February 19, 2021
Md Saifur Rahman & Ken Grant | Ted Rogers School of Management A WEKH project is examining the role of women in the creation and management of Unicorn startups. “Unicorns” […]
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