Membership in the UN Global Compact Canada Network ranges from a low of $1,000 to a high of more than $15,000. So, for feminist enterprise small fry, this summary will have to do. read more
In the 1970s, Germaine Greer called out patriarchal social norms that cut women off from expressing their innate sexuality and true desires. The good news is today’s sex and body-positive entrepreneurs are here to disrupt those norms—once and for all.
This week, LiisBeth invited Urbanology, a Toronto-based lifestyle and music magazine, to curate a playlist for readers looking for a cure—and to discover new artists in the process. Enjoy!
An entrepreneur envisioned a women’s entrepreneur support site she could turn to when she got the business blues. Despite the non-believers, Bourgoin managed to raise $350,000—$250,000 from the Nova Scotia venture capital firm Innovacorp and the rest from a handful of angel investors.
“My eight-year-old son did not want me to leave. He said, ‘It’s too dangerous Mama. Please don’t go. I love you. Just email them your concerns.'”
Group think was the real cause of the 2008 financial crash. “As someone who had a front-row seat,” she explains, “there were no evil geniuses pulling the strings.” Just guys who all look and think alike, and as a result, “didn’t see it coming.”–Sallie Krawcheck
Three founders who wanted more out of their careers created a business that helps other women discover themselves through the power of adventure.