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Apr 6, 2017: 09:00 - 10:00

Women in Business: Creating a Network of Allies

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Corrine Kennedy and Melanie Cole

Women in Business:
Creating a Network of Allies

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ET

Overview:

Approximately 16% of small and medium enterprises in Canada are majority-owned by female entrepreneurs, and approximately 20% are equal partnerships between male and female owners. In our first Women in Business webinar, our panel will discuss some of the unique challenges faced by women in the business world. Participants will be provided with concrete information and examples to assist them on their path to business success.

Join Stephania Varalli, Co-CEO of Women of Influence; entrepreneur, former Bay Street lawyer and Canadian athlete, Kristin Jeffery; and Aird & Berlis LLP Partners, Corrine Kennedy and Melanie Cole, for an informative conversation about women, entrepreneurship and achieving success in today's business environment. Topics will include:

  • Practical resources for DIY entrepreneurs
  • Feedback and failure: how to positively incorporate this into making it work for you
  • Developing your business with team, community, life experience and research
  • The value of creating a network and how to do it
  • Common challenges in establishing allies in business

CPD for Lawyers: 1 Substantive Hour

External Speakers:

Kristin Jeffery - Founder, SCULLHOUSE Rowing
Stephania Varalli - Co-CEO and Head of Media, Women of Influence

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