New Pioneers: eBook Version now available

March 6, 2009 No comments yet

newpioneersNew Pioneers: Stories of 100 BC Women Entrepreneurs is coffee table style book celebrating the pioneering spirit of 100 contemporary women entrepreneurs from around the province of British Columbia, Canada.

Working with Women’s Enterprise Centre as the project manager for this project has been incredibly inspirational for me. I hope you take the time to learn more about women entrepreneurs and celebrate with us, their successes. Click here to download a pdf version of the book. Please note that it is a huge file and could take a few moments to download.

Managing in Turbulent Times

March 6, 2009 No comments yet

Feeling the Effects of Lower Sales? Restricted Cash Flow? Tight credit?

Join us Tuesday March 31, 2009 from 8:00 am – 11:30 am, at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna BC to get the information, insight, encouragement and resources you need to lead your business through these difficult times.

Understanding the Current Economic Environment
Jock Finlayson, Executive VP, Business Council of BC

Leading Through a Downturn
Brad Field, Founder, Pacific Safety Products & President/CEO Trilogy Design Works;
Christine Dendy, Owner/Manager, Dendy Orchards

Reviewing Operational Efficiency and Securing Financing
Joy Playford, Regional Director Special Markets, BDC

Fine-tuning Marketing Strategies
Marilyn Strong, Facilitator, Women’s Enterprise Centre

This program is now completed.

The New Pioneers

February 18, 2009 No comments yet

Celebrating the success of BC’s Women Entrepreneurs

newpioneers “The New Pioneers” is a publication that provides a showcase for the successes and accomplishments of British Columbia women entrepreneurs from all walks of life. This includes entrepreneurs from urban and rural communities, traditional and non-traditional fields, as well as a wide range of ethnic backgrounds.

Published by the Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC), the book includes inspirational photos and stories of 100 B.C. women entrepreneurs and is the first of its kind in British Columbia.

“The New Pioneers” publication will help ensure that Western Canada continues to celebrate the achievements of women in realizing their business potential. Click here to get an electronic version of the book