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When a Catalyst Becomes an Inhibitor

Catalyst Canada defends its choice to appoint another male bank CEO to be its board chair, saying leaving women’s advancement up to men who have a lot of people working for them is a good strategy. But is it? More importantly, has it worked? read more

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When a Catalyst Becomes an Inhibitor

When a Catalyst Becomes an Inhibitor

Catalyst Canada defends its choice to appoint another male bank CEO to be its board chair, saying leaving women’s advancement up to men who have a lot of people working for them is a good strategy. But is it? More importantly, has it worked? Read more

How To Strengthen Ontario’s Economy Through the Effective Advancement of Women’s Entrepreneurs?

How To Strengthen Ontario’s Economy Through the Effective Advancement of Women’s Entrepreneurs?

Have you been invited to a women’s entrepreneur policy consultation? Don’t leave home without this!

Queering the Language of Business

Queering the Language of Business

A workshop for entrepreneurs on queer- and trans-inclusivity teaches participants how to be better allies and better their businesses.

Listen Up! July Playlist for Feminist Entrepreneurs

Listen Up! July Playlist for Feminist Entrepreneurs

This week, LiisBeth invited Urbanology’s Sadé Powell to curate a playlist for readers looking to reset their entrepreneurial journey—and to discover new music in the process.

Op-Ed: Canadian “Feminist” Policy Agenda Failing 1.5M Canadian Women Entrepreneurs

Op-Ed: Canadian “Feminist” Policy Agenda Failing 1.5M Canadian Women Entrepreneurs

New McKinsey report exposes “extremely high” gender inequality in Canada’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. Orser and Saunders call for policy blindspot smackdown.

The Creative Power of Sex and Gender-Based Innovation

The Creative Power of Sex and Gender-Based Innovation

Experts say integrating sex and gender analysis can lead to exciting new business models, enhance global sustainability, and promote human well-being. So why do top startup ecosystems turn a blind eye?

Steal Our Feminism, But Admit It

Steal Our Feminism, But Admit It

LiisBeth talks with feminist intellectual T.L. Cowan about how diversity, inclusion and feminism became estranged bedfellows.

The Rupee Road to Independence: A Letter from a South Asian Sister

The Rupee Road to Independence: A Letter from a South Asian Sister

In India, only four out of ten women are financially independent. Dharaa Patel hopes to change that.

And They Said It Would Never Happen

And They Said It Would Never Happen

Not long ago, there were two “F” words people would never say in polite or professional company. Has this changed? Is feminism today a “thing”?

Gender Jamming the Gaming Space

Gender Jamming the Gaming Space

“I would love to find some feminist investors to be honest.” —Jean Leggett, CEO and co-founder of One More Story Games.