Women entrepreneurs

Portraits of women entrepreneurs in the Kingston ecosystem


Welcome to the WE-CAN Project!

About WE-CAN

The WE-CAN Project is led by Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) as a part of Queen’s University and is designed to support women-identifying entrepreneurs throughout the Kingston and Bay of Quinte region.

Our mission at WE-CAN is to engage and empower existing and aspiring women-identifying entrepreneurs to help them launch, grow and scale their businesses.

 Learn more about how the WE-CAN Project got started

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Eligibility Criteria

The WE-CAN Project is open to all women-identifying entrepreneurs in the greater Kingston and Bay of Quinte regions.

In certain cases where there is a limited number of spaces available for programs or boot camps, priority will be given to the following groups:

  • Indigenous women
  • Women of colour
  • Newcomer women to Canada
  • Women with a disability
  • Women-identifying members of the LGBTQ2S community
  • Women in tech
  • Women in health and wellness
  • Women-identifying Queen’s staff members
  • Woman-identifying Queen’s faculty members

Complete our Program Application Form 


Programs and services

Programs and services



Events and workshops

Events and workshops

WE-CAN Program Manager

Meet Kerry