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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...
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Building an Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem for Women Entrepreneurs
October 22, 2020
This fall, the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE) annual conference included a new special conference track on women’s entrepreneurship with support...
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#SmallBusinessWeek Resources
October 19, 2020
To all of our partners supporting women entrepreneurs: Happy Small Business Week! This week, we celebrate our Canadian entrepreneurs who have shown resilience and...
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Putting a Gender and Diversity Lens on Leadership and Entrepreneurship
October 10, 2020
The challenges women face in employment and entrepreneurship are not imagined or overblown. Research has repeatedly shown that systemic bias and structural barriers make...
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Unlocking the Export Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Canada
October 10, 2020
Women entrepreneurs can access profitable international markets, new business development pathways, diverse talent pipelines, and engaged networks through exporting. With more consumers shopping and...
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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,...
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Ontario’s She-Covery: In Conversation with Government
September 29, 2020
The disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to roll back economic gains made by women in Canada across generations. In fact, the participation...
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Demystifying Incorporation for Women Entrepreneurs
September 25, 2020
Should I incorporate my business? That’s a question every woman entrepreneur should consider. A business structure has significant and far-reaching implications including how staff...
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A WE-Hub Success Story: Donna’s Brushes and Cocktails
September 2, 2020
The Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub (WE-Hub) program has supported over 200 women in starting and growing their own businesses to achieve financial independence. The program...
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Nearly half of Québec women entrepreneurs are seeking funding to ensure their survival due to the impact of COVID-19
August 19, 2020
Montreal, QC, August 19, 2020: Today the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) and Femmessor joined together to host a webinar presenting two of their...
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