Youth Business & Leadership Organizations in BC

There are lots of great supports for the next generation of women entrepreneurs in BC. Connect with the organizations listed below aimed at helping young professionals, or check out our Networking Connections in BC page for more organizations that assist business owners.

Futurpreneur Canada (Formerly Canadian Youth Business Foundation)  

Futurpreneur Canada (Formerly Canadian Youth Business Foundation)

Futurpreneur is a national non-profit organization dedicated to growing our nation’s economy one young entrepreneur at a time. They look at character, not collateral, when providing youth aged 18-39 with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help them launch and sustain successful businesses. Learn more >>

JCI Okanagan - Kelowna  

JCI Okanagan - Kelowna

Women's leadership group. Membership is open to women between the ages of 18 to 39 years who would like the opportunity to develop new skills and reach their greatest potential. Learn more >>

Junior Achievement Canada  

Junior Achievement Canada

Junior Achievement learning experiences have helped young Canadians discover leadership, entrepreneurial and workforce readiness skills so they can achieve their highest potential as citizens of our global community. Learn more >>

Minerva BC  

Minerva BC

A registered, non-profit charitable organization that supports women and girls throughout the province to gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their leadership potential.  Learn more >>

WE FOR SHE NextGen Leaders Program  

WE FOR SHE NextGen Leaders Program

Free programs for BC high schools to help young women understand their career options and potential, expand their confidence in what they can achieve and connect them with successful role models. Learn more >>

Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad (YELL)  

Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad (YELL)

The program is a hands-on, experiential accelerator for high school students interested in gaining knowledge and leadership experience in all areas of business and entrepreneurship. Learn more >>

YES! Young Executives for Success Vancouver  

YES! Young Executives for Success Vancouver

YES! Vancouver is a philanthropic networking group of professional women looking to make powerful connections with fellow girl bosses, go-getters, and risk takers. Learn more >>

YWiB - Vancouver  

YWiB - Vancouver

The Canadian Young Women in Business (YWiB) Society is a new kind of network for emerging professional women in Western Canada. Learn more >>

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