Female Entrepreneurs

Why Female Entrepreneurs Are Key to Global Development

G(irls)20 | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.pngOver the next decade, more than one-billion women will join the work force. This is great news for GDP, which will increase significantly as a result. So why is entrepreneurship well suited to women and therefore key to global development?

Entrepreneurship Is Key to Accelerating the Full Economic Inclusion of Women and Girls

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

In a post-recession period when most industrialized nations' economies are still fragile and ''in recovery mode,'' one of the top priorities for the G20 leaders is finding innovative solutions that will allow them to stay competitive and prosperous.

Will the Rise of Female Entrepreneurship Break the Glass Ceiling?

Leah Eichler | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada Living
Leah Eichler

Looking back on my entrepreneurial journey so far, there were many reasons I'd wanted to say goodbye to the corporate life. But the one that sticks out is the moment I realized that, no matter how hard I worked in my previous role, I'd never make it to the top. I wanted to be the Chief Executive Officer and, for me, the only way to do that was to launch my own venture.

One Single Mother's Rocket to Business Fame

Shannon Skinner | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Business
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg It was while working in brand marketing for packaged goods companies that Sandler, a single mother of four young children, felt there was a lack of the kind of market intelligence she desired, so she opened her own company...

The Top 30 Female Entrepreneurs In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Living

If there was an Olympics dedicated to entrepreneurs, these ladies would be leading the opening ceremony for Canada. The 14th annual PROFIT/Chatela...

This Woman Launched a Successful Business in her 50s...and You Can Too!

Krizia | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Business
Krizia

Ava Bise clearly shows it's never too late to get into business for yourself since she launched YouBar in 2006 with her son Anthony when she was in her mid-50s! The company creates the yummiest custom-made protein bars on the planet! What impresses me the most is that Ava redefines what being a female Baby Boomer means -- she's active, fit and she started a business at an age where most think of retirement. She took what others would consider a huge risk, but in true entrepreneurial spirit she fearlessly took a great idea to market!

Remember Ladies, Having it All Can Mean Staying at Home

Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Living
Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski

Why aren't more women proud to be the CEO of their homes? Why do so many career women think less of any woman who deliberately chooses her home life over her professional life?