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The51 & University of Calgary

The51: A Financial Feminism Investing Lab Women make up 51 per cent of the population, yet they receive less than 3 per cent of venture capital worldwide. The Financial Feminism Investing Lab aims to help educate aspiring women investors and create new funding opportunities for businesses started by women. The program will teach participants about […]


Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association

Information Commons The Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association will assess the feasibility and market for launching an “Information Commons” as a social enterprise. This online learning centre will boost the capacity of interested organizations to work with newcomer women and support their gender-specific settlement and integration needs. It will also provide toolkits, program designs, best practices/approaches, […]


Women in Need Society (WINS) of Calgary

WINS Zero Waste Plan Women in Need Society (WINS) plans to expand its current social enterprise to include a junk removal service to broaden its donor base and sustainable operating income. WINS currently has 3 trucks that could be available for this type of enterprise but needs assistance to build feasibility study and business model […]


Power of Stories

Girls Incorporated Northern Alberta, Fort McMurray This program aims to break the cycle of gender-based and intergenerational violence in the region and fill a critical gap in services. Girls Incorporated taps into Indigenous traditions of healing and empowerment: storytelling, Indigenous knowledge-sharing based on the 7 Sacred Teachings, and connections with women mentors. The program engages […]


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