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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 […]
Categories: News Release, Research
The Power of Difference
March 14, 2022
The economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been direct and immediate for women in Ontario. The past two years have been especially challenging for intersectional groups, including racialized women, […]
WEKH Celebrates Women Entrepreneurs and Helps #BreakTheBias
March 8, 2022
On International Women’s Day, WEKH celebrates the resilience of women entrepreneurs and challenges stereotypes As the world recognizes International Women’s Day (IWD), Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) is celebrating the […]
Categories: Women Entrepreneurs
Women Business Owners: Advancing Sustainability
March 3, 2022
Awareness of the fragility of our environment has led to a significant shift in the priorities of consumers, communities, and businesses. Studies suggest that women entrepreneurs are more likely to […]
Categories: Events
Introducing WEKH’s new Executive Director, Sabine Soumare!
February 17, 2022
Wendy Cukier, Founder and Academic Director of the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, (WEKH) is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Sabine Soumare!  Sabine joined us in […]
Categories: Announcement
Six Things You Need to Know About Procurement
February 2, 2022
A guide for women entrepreneurs There are many challenges that arise when starting and operating your own business. Breaking through the barriers to procurement is one challenge that many entrepreneurs […]
Categories: Events
ICYMI: WES Ecosystem Fund Application Info Session
January 31, 2022
On January 11, The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development announced a new call for applications for the WES Ecosystem Fund. A […]
Categories: Events
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 […]
Categories: Events
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 […]
Categories: Events
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 […]
Categories: Events
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