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01Aug 17
WBENC 2017 Trade Mission: So Much More Than Just A Tradeshow

WBENC 2017 Trade Mission: so much more than just a tradeshow

The WBENC Trade Mission in June was an opportunity for Canadian women-business owners with exporting goals to connect with corporate supplier diversity specialists, as well as export-oriented support organizations. The WBENC Trade Mission is composed of a number of different events offered by a number of different agencies, all of whom focus on assisting women business owners in expanding and attaining their exporting goals through learning and networking opportunities. The feature event, of course, is the WBENC Business Fair, where women business owners walk the trade show floor and connect with buyers and supplier diversity specialists from corporations that are…

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31Jul 17
WE FOR SHE Goes National: Join Us To Step It Up For Gender Equality Across Canada

WE FOR SHE goes national: Join us to step it up for gender equality across Canada

On November 17, the WE FOR SHE movement is launching Canada’s commitment to gender equity at WE FOR SHE: Step it up for Gender Equality in Vancouver. You’re invited to come to Vancouver and be a part of this incredible event! This forum is one of North America's largest gatherings of women's organizations, companies, experts, business leaders, advocates and young women and we encourage WEOC members to get involved at this important juncture as the initiative expands across the country. The WE FOR SHE movement was launched in 2014, as a result of years of advocacy and action to increase…

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05May 17
Report On The W20 Summit In Berlin, April 2017

Report on the W20 Summit in Berlin, April 2017

Laurel Douglas, CEO of Women’s Enterprise Centre and a director of Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC), was part of the two-person Canadian delegation at the 2017 Women20 Summit in Berlin, Germany in late April. WEOC is Canada’s only national organization dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs, and the authority on women’s entrepreneurship in Canada. Douglas is pleased to support Canada’s important role at the W20, and ensure that the interests of Canadian women entrepreneurs and women in business are represented. The W20 is the newest permanent engagement group of the G20, established in 2015. It was created to help advance…

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