Inspiring stories of women entrepreneurs


Leadership
Leadership Tips for Women Entrepreneurs No-one knows better than Teresa Cascioli about leadership.  Teresa is the former Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Lakeport Brewing.  She took bankrupt Lakeport to a successful income trust IPO and subsequent sale to its biggest competitor despite never having run a corporation before.  (Teresa […]

Leadership Tips for Women Entrepreneurs


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 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM): Education for the Future As we have an increasingly complex world, science, technology, engineering, and math play more important roles than ever before.   Whether it is the use of robotics in manufacturing, artificial intelligence (AI) in productivity or the science protecting our planet […]

Explore Science with Shwetal Shah, A STEM Educator


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Sustainable Fashion “We do not need new clothes, we need a new look.” So, says the landing page on the Roupa Livra website.  Roupa Livra is all about sustainable fashion and eco-fashion. The sustainable and eco fashion industry has been growing from strength to strength as the alternative to mainstream fashion. It aims to reduce the carbon footprint and limit the environmental impact created by producing fashion products.  It is consciously driving and promoting social responsibility. Sustainable fashion brands are inclusive but not limited to […]

The Sustainable Fashion Movement, How to Use Fabric to Impact ...



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  Focusing on women entrepreneurs in Cuba In November 2016 we held our Fabulous Fempreneurship mastermind at the beautiful, French owned Pullman Resort in Cayo Coco, Cuba. This hotel is in its second year of operation. Every year we are anxious to talk to women entrepreneurs in Cuba to see if […]

What will 2017 be like for women entrepreneurs in Cuba?


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Joni Lien, The SupperWorks Franchisor and Founder Making the leap from the world of social work to an entrepreneurial life and becoming a franchisor is a dramatic change.  Now with 10 franchised stores and expanding, Joni Lien, SupperWorks Franchisor, shares her journey with us. When her husband passed it was […]

A Leap from Social Work to SupperWorks Franchisor


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  From Healthcare to Home Staging  For over 30 years, Jill Ackerman had a nursing career, holding executive positions as Vice President Professional Services, Cornwall Hospital and as Manager in the Ontario Government Health Services.  In 2012, Jill decided to make a complete switch, from designing healthcare programs to home […]

A Successful Career Transition from Healthcare to Home Staging



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Is There such a thing as ‘Fail Well’? Absolutely! most experts including millionaire and TV celebrity Dragon/Shark Robert Herjavec agree that entrepreneurs will fail many times before they find a product/service that hits the mark and is successful.  But Lauren Long knows how to fail well. Lauren Long knows this […]

How to Fail Well and Still Become a Successful Entrepreneur


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Career Transitions will be a way of life for this generation  According to Professor Dr. Eva Klein, during her keynote address at the McMaster DeGroote School of Business, Breakfast Series in May 2016, we are going to have at least 5 complete career transitions in our lifetime. Some of these careers […]

Confidence Is A Key Factor In Making Career Transitions


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The Marci’s Bakery Story Marci’s Bakery in Hamilton, Ontario is the dream of Marci Prebianca-Upson.    She launched her wholesale gluten free bakery business in 2012 after some life changing events. Marci has so much experience in the food/restaurant business.   From front end manager of a restaurant, owning a vegan/healthy bakery […]

Marci’s Bakery, Feeding You Well



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Women Entrepreneurs – Career Shifts Jane W. Lee – Serial Entrepreneur Jane Lee is a native of Hong Kong. It’s a very prosperous but small city but packed with over 7 million people and many are still becoming women entrepreneurs. It ranks at the top of the world for having the most […]

Women Executives Become Women Entrepreneurs


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From Custom Chocolate to Haute Chocolate feminine stock photos The story of Haute Chocolate isn’t your classic case of pivoting your business by changing direction of your business to focus and adjust to one element of an original business idea.    Rachel Rouhana founder of Haute Chocolate stock photography site started out […]

Pivoting your business – the story of Haute Chocolate


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The Social Impact of Making a World of Difference Making a world of difference and having a social impact is important to these women entrepreneurs.  Each in their own way has found a way to combine entrepreneurism with giving back to some of the most impoverished communities on the African […]

Highlighting 3 women entrepreneurs making a world of difference



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Social Impact is Not Just Trendy During the Olympics! Large companies have been heating up the TV screen with messages of social impact during the Olympics.   They tell the athletes’ stories.  We are invested in these journeys to success and the role these corporations play.   But what about you and […]

Is Having a Social Impact Important to You and Your ...


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Eve Medical, A Medical Device Company in Toronto Founded by Jessica Ching Eve Medical, is an early stage medical device company focused on designing innovative, user-centered medical products to meet the specific health care needs of women. Their first product, “The Eve Kit“,  is home testing for cervical cancer. A […]

Disruptive Technology, A Medical Device Startup Company


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Red Rover Dog Training Centre – Success in The First 4 Months Sandra King, Owner,  Master Trainer and Dog Behaviour Specialist opened her Red Rover Dog Training Centre in Grimsby, Ontario in February 2016.   She found success in the first four months, of starting her business.  Here’s her story. […]

How Red Rover Dog Training Centre Found Success In 4 ...