What is Supplier Diversity and the Role of Supply Councils

Governments and corporations are among the largest buyers of goods and services in Canada. Yet procurement processes are not well understood and not often on the radar screens of women entrepreneurs. This fall, join WEKH for our new webinar series, Demystifying Procurement & Diversifying the Supply Chain. These events will bring together experts and business…

Gender bias problem on Wikipedia: CBC Radio ft. Virginia Balcom

As the world’s largest online encyclopedia, Wikipedia is a popular resource for many online users. Often overlooked is Wikipedia’s lack of coverage on successful women due to gender bias. According to a new study by American sociologist Francesca Tripodi, volunteer editors nominate women’s pages for deletion at a higher rate than men’s pages. While women…

Know and Thrive: Financial Strategies for Resilient Businesses

With generous support from the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, the Know and Thrive: Financial Strategies for Resilient Businesses program provides support for BC-based women entrepreneurs. Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and SFU VentureLabs are pleased to bring to you this one-time only opportunity! We know that these tough times have presented many challenges for business owners and…

Learn How to Use the FWE/WEKH “Ask/Give” Platform!

“Ask and you shall receive”: A new sharing platform for women entrepreneurs in Canada is here! SFU VentureLabs is pleased to be the BC regional hub for WEKH and present a free walk-through of how to use the new Sharing Platform via this interactive Zoom webinar on August 20th at 11 am.  We’ve put together…

How to Take Calculated Risks | Female Entrepreneurs & Leaders Community

Learn how to take calculated risks in this workshop personalized for female entrepreneurs and leaders. Entrepreneurs are not risk-takers, they are calculated risk-takers. But what does that really mean? Join us in this workshop with Marla Kott for female entrepreneurs and leaders. The webinar Zoom link will be provided to all registrants via email. Presenter…

Women’s Pitch Europe (virtual) | July 15

On July 15th, join us for our 91st pitch event, celebrating Woman-identified entrepreneurs all across Europe! At Volition, we support entrepreneurs by providing space for conversations, connections, and practical skill-building–and that’s what our pitch events are all about. This will be our 90th pitch event! Since 2016, our events have welcomed 5000+ attendees, and we’re…