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Minister Bibeau announces Canadian champion to help empower women entrepreneurs in developing countries

Press Release  I  Global Affairs Canada | June 12, 2018
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced that Danièle Henkel has been named a leadership champion of the Women’s Enterprise Leadership Group to assist the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) in supporting women entrepreneurs in developing countries. Read More

Disrupting the Gender Divide – the Power of Online Platforms

Event | April 19, 2018
This event highlighted how technology-driven online platforms can facilitate access for women entrepreneurs as providers and users of goods, services, and capital, and showcased how initiatives such as We-Fi are enabling women to overcome financial and other market barriers. Read More

Taking Women-Owned Business to the Next Level

Event | October 14, 2017
 Highlighting the stories of three successful women entrepreneurs, “Taking Women-owned Businesses to the Next Level” focused on the barriers women face when trying to build and expand their businesses. Read More