Women Entrepreneurs

Local WE-CAN client baking up success with help of various programs

Feb 25, 2022

What started out as a mother-daughter pastime quickly developed into a business. Over the past couple of months, Bread By Élise has built a home-based commercial kitchen and launched a new online store.

Thanks to the WE-CAN Project, Go Green Baby was able to plan and implement better digital presence

Feb 17, 2022

Amanda Findlay is the owner of Go Green Baby, a vibrant community hub for parents and children in Kingston, Ontario. The pandemic forced them to pivot and make changes to their digital presence.

Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation grants funding through Technology Development Pilot Program

Feb 08, 2022

Three Queen’s researchers have been granted funding through the Queen’s Technology Development Pilot Program.

WE-CAN client ARoots able to identify her pain points and create solutions through Compass North accelerator program

Jan 27, 2022

When the pandemic shut one door for Paulette Guelph, it opened another - allowing her to focus on and grow ARoots Natural Therapies.

Kwe-Biz Accelerator client, Horse Sense Equine Guidance helps people become better version of themselves

Jan 14, 2022

Indigenous woman entrepreneur Micky Colton launched her new business in 2017 with the help of her daughter, Erin.

WE-CAN client Signable Vi5ion aims to create culture of accessible communication in the workplace

Jan 04, 2022

Leah Riddell is an ASL instructor, sign language illustrator and the owner of Signable Vi5ion, a Kingston consulting agency specializing in inclusion communication practices in the workplace.

Zamia Media gains better vision for future of her company through WE-CAN programs

Dec 16, 2021

Zamia Media is a global social enterprise that provides communication strategies, marketing tools, courses, and one-on-one consultations to not-for-profit organizations and social environmental initiatives to increase their impact in the world.

Alucia Lingerie finds valuable network connections and increased productivity through Wings program

Dec 09, 2021

Two Queen's recent engineering graduates founded their company as part of the Queen's Innovation Centre Summer Initiative program in 2019, with the goal, “to revolutionize the bra industry with our designs.”

WE-CAN client Afiya Beauty providing handcrafted, nutrient-dense skincare across Canada

Dec 08, 2021

WE-CAN client Afiya Beauty is developing handcrafted, nutrient-dense skincare in Quinte West for cross-Canada distribution.

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.