skip to main content




Back to all events
Apr 6, 2017: 09:00 - 10:00

Women in Business: Creating a Network of Allies

Archive Now Available!

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

Areas of Expertise

Related Events

Jun 25, 2019: 09:00 - 10:00
Events Send in the Business Valuators! When Market Value is Not Enough, Who Are You Going to Call? Christopher J. Williams and Andrea Skinner When a property that contains a business is expropriated, in whole or in part, compensation issues extend far beyond the market value of the lands ...
Jun 26, 2019: 09:00 - 10:00
Events Pride at Work Lorenzo Lisi and Michael McDonald In this webinar, our panel will discuss ways to empower employers to build inclusive workplaces and outline the laws which protect the LGBTQ2+ comm...
May 28, 2019: 09:00 - 10:00
Events Canadians Doing Business in Cuba: Implications Under the Helms-Burton Act Angela Swan and Stephen Zolf Recent actions taken by the Trump administration will have significant implications for Canadi...