Women Entrepreneurs

WE-CAN: Accessibility Cafe for Women Entrepreneurs

Join the WE-CAN community of women entrepreneurs to celebrate and support businesses run by women with disabilities in the Kingston region

From Lab 2 Fulfillment Q&A Session

Join women entrepreneurs from the WE-CAN community for a discussion on how we can improve our web sites to increase traffic + conversions.

WE-CAN: Peer Lending Circle Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs

About this Event Kingston and Quinte-area women entrepreneurs now have access to a new and exciting funding model known as peer lending circles. Join the WE-CAN Project at Queen’s University for an interactive and engaging online workshop with PARO fa...

WE-CAN: Getting Started with Shopify

About this Event Thousands of entrepreneurs are in the process of shifting their businesses online as social distancing continues in the new economic reality of COVID-19. In this seminar, Carissa Cosgrove of Shopify will lead you through some of the basics of getting you...

From Lab 2 Fulfillment workshop aims to help women researchers, inventors and scientists

Oct 07, 2021

Purpose-driven workshop teaches women researchers, engineers, scientists and innovators how to transform research and discoveries into successful products and companies

Building Momentum: How One WE-CAN Client Saw 3X Business Growth During a Global Pandemic

Sep 29, 2021

WE-CAN client Lisa Henderson M.A.A.T.O., CBCO is the President and Lead Designer at House of Three in Inverary, Ontario.

Supporting women entrepreneurs in Kingston and beyond

Jun 04, 2021

Since launching 18 months ago, Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation’s WE-CAN Project has supported more than 800 women from underrepresented groups and sectors in achieving their entrepreneurial goals.

Queen’s University and L-SPARK Launch New Initiative to Accelerate Growth of Women-led Technology Companies in Kingston & Region

Feb 05, 2020

Queen’s University and L-SPARK, an Ottawa-based accelerator, announced the launch of Compass North, a new acceleration program specifically designed for women founders in Kingston and region with posted revenues in a technology sector. In August, the Government of Canada, t...

Federal funding for women entrepreneurs in Kingston

Aug 20, 2019

As originally published by the Queen's Gazette. Queen’s University to receive up to $3.2M to support and strengthen business ventures led by women. Women entrepreneurs in and around Kingston will receive increased support with the announcement of up to $3.2 million in fu...