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Special Project: Enhancing the Mosaic of Women Entrepreneurs

Thanks to funding from the Government of Canada’s “Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund,” Women’s Enterprise Centre has begun a four-year project to strengthen the mosaic of diverse BC women entrepreneurs!

The “Enhancing the Mosaic of Women Entrepreneurs” (EMWE) project will improve access to our services throughout BC by:

  • Providing additional team members in rural regions,
  • Allowing us to expand our award-winning mentoring program,
  • Expanding our support for exporters and growth businesses seeking to explore supplier diversity opportunities,
  • Helping us develop new training offerings, including programs designed for immigrant and Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Reaching Diverse Under-Served Groups

With this project, we’re excited to increase our support for under-represented segments, specifically:

  • Geographic – Women business owners on Vancouver Island, in the North and in rural BC
  • Sectoral – Diverse suppliers and exporters
  • Demographic – Indigenous, immigrant and rural women entrepreneurs

How We’re Doing It

Bobbi Carpino, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Prince George
Bobbi Carpino
Entrepreneur-in-Residence,
Prince George
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