Taking the Stage®

This leadership communication program is for business-minded aboriginals, immigrants, youths and women who are either in business or thinking about starting a business. Taking the Stage will help you to become more comfortable in the spotlight, unlock the power of your voice, create a strong message and achieve a dynamic presence.

Please provide us with the following information to apply for the program.
The cost of this program is $150.00
Apply now, space is limited!

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

Section 1 - Personal Information:

*First Name:

*Last Name:

Business/Organization Name:

*Mailing Address:


*Postal Code:

*Contact Telephone:
-- (Enter as xxx-xxx-xxxx)

*Primary E-mail:

For statistical purposes, please indicate if you are:
 Aboriginal - If yes please select one:

  First Nations   Métis   Inuit
 Immigrant - If so, how many years have you been in Canada? years.
 A Person with a Disability

*Would you like to receive:

eNews – 9x per year publication filled with information and announcements of events relevant to women entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Yes No
eBlasts - targeted emails with information on upcoming events of interest to entrepreneurs and small business owners in your area. Frequency of these emails varies throughout the year.
Yes No
Please note that you may update your subscription preferences at any time through the WEC website.

Section 2 – Program Information:

*All participants must be at least 19 years of age. Please indicate your birth date:
// (Enter as DD/MM/YYYY)

Women’s Enterprise Centre has received funding to help women identify and remove economic, geographic and social/cultural barriers that prevent them from fully participating in the economic prosperity of their community.

*Please select ALL the barriers that apply in your case.

*What do you hope to gain from participating in the Taking the Stage® Program related to leadership and decision-making?

*On a scale of 1 to 4, with 1 being low and 4 being high, how would you rate your confidence level in taking on new leadership roles within your business and/or community?
 one (low)    two    three    four (high)  

*The Taking the Stage® Program, as offered by Women's Enterprise Centre, is designed specifically to help women in business situations.
Please indicate which best describes you:

 I am a business owner
 I am thinking about starting a business
 Other: Explain

If other, please explain: 

Please use this space to provide us with any additional comments about your leadership goals:
(max 500 characters, or approximately 100 words)

*How did you hear about Taking the Stage® offered by Women’s Enterprise Centre?



Collection and Use of Information

I have answered all questions on this form and certify that all information I have provided is complete and accurate.

I understand the Women's Enterprise Centre, through the Province of British Columbia, receives funding for this program from the federal government as a result of the Canada-BC Labour Market Agreement.

I understand that information I have provided on this form or that has been collected about me during my participation in this program will be forwarded to the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development who is the provincial oversight for the Canada-BC Labour Market Agreement.

I understand the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development is responsible for fulfilling reporting obligations under section 30 of the Canada-BC Labour Market Agreement, however, no personally identifiable information about me will be exchanged with the federal government to fulfill this requirement.

I consent to being contacted by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development (or its agent) at intervals and up to 12 months after completion of my participation in this program for the purpose of program evaluation.

Collection and Use of Information. All information is collected pursuant to section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The information provided will be used for administrative and evaluation purposes of this program. If you have any questions about the use of this information, contact the Director of Labour Market Agreement, Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development, (250) 952-0642

*I have read and agree with the terms and conditions of the Collection and Use of Information as outlined above: 

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If you have any questions, please contact our Taking the Stage® Coordinator at Women's Enterprise Centre, 1.800.643.7014 ext 201 or .