“Bring your full self”, “you belong here”, “reach your fullest potential” are all encouragement slogans that are used by people, companies, and organizations in attempts to create an inclusive culture for their teams and co-workers. And while the sentiments are positive, and even necessary, it communicates one thing: in order to create an equitable and … Continue reading Equity and Authenticity
What does ‘breaking barriers’ really mean for founders?
People love talking about “breaking barriers” nowadays. But what does that really mean? Who’s putting up these barriers and what does breaking those barriers look like?
Drawing a line in the sand
When it comes to women in business, we have to draw a line in the sand of how much we are controlled by external factors that steer us from one wave into another. Because riding the wave of others, especially waves of power structures, media and its matrix, does nothing good for us or our confidence, self-esteem and empowerment.
Mentorship in the social impact world has a diversity problem, say new founders
In Canada, only 50 percent of businesses make it past five years. With mentorship, that number can jump to 70 percent. Despite such evidence, there still aren’t enough mentorship opportunities for social impact founders in Canada. What needs to change?
Goals Every Entrepreneur Should Reconsider in 2020
What are some of the goals you have for 2020 when it comes to your business?
Why Supporting Women at Early Stage can Increase Women in Entrepreneurship
One of the most pressing challenges of women entrepreneurs is to access the right support system, networks and mentors at early stages of business planning.