The World’s Largest Grassroots Movement Dedicated to Educating, Supporting, and Empowering Women Entrepreneurs.
“Our movement accelerates and educates the world on the importance of why it’s pivotal to empower women in business globally.”
WEDO Canada, Board Chair
Canadian Ambassador, WEDO Global
Be A Part of the Global Movement
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO) is celebrated every November, in 144 countries, and at the United Nations. Our global goal is to ignite women leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and future-preneurs to spark start-ups, drive economic expansion and advance communities worldwide.
Educates Women Entrepreneurs
WEDO Canada supports the WED Global Movement through its own mission which is to support existing female entrepreneurs and a new generation of female entrepreneurs with scholarships, education and mentorship.
WEDO Canada believes that to truly achieve our full economic potential, we need women to reach their full potential.
Focused and supportive education resources for existing and aspiring women entrepreneurs will put us on the right track to achieve this. As part of the WEDO Canada mission, we will grant national scholarships to support a new generation of female entrepreneurs.
Our goal is to educate, empower and support Future Women Entrepreneurs by granting one million dollars in scholarships to deserving post-secondary students across Canada.
- WEDO Canada will hold Educational Summits in centres across Canada on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
- WEDO Canada aims to grow to provide over 13 Individual Scholarships annually
- WEDO Canada is growing nationally with Ambassadors in 4 Provinces
- Over a million Canadian women or 37.8% are self-employed
- 15.6% of SMEs in Canada are majority owned by Women
- By Advancing Women’s Economic Participation in the Economy, Canadian projects it will add $150B in GDP by 2026.
Accelerates and educates the world on the importance of why it’s pivotal to empower women in business globally. When women are elevated financially, communities, states and countries prosper, this builds a global blueprint to alleviate and eradicate poverty.
Our Global Reach
WEDO is passionately dedicated and committed to elevating six of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to help make the world a better place.
DECENT WORK + ECONOMIC GROWTH
PARTNERSHIP FOR THE GOALS
WEDO Canada supports the global movement, in addition, WEDO Canada is expanding its mission to bring national scholarships to support a new generation of female entrepreneurs through scholarships, education, training and support.
Our annual scholarships are awarded to female students in Canadian Post Secondary Institutions that demonstrate innovation, ingenuity and exceptional entrepreneurial drive.
Meet Our Regional Ambassadors -
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Nominate a WEDO Ambassador for Your Area
Do you know a business woman that would create an incredible Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Summit in your Area this November? If so, reach out, we’d love to hear from you. We will help guide and support her every step of the way to create a successful 2023 summit.
Learn How You Can Get Involved in WEDO Canada
2023 WEDO Events
See what is happening in your area this November. If we don’t yet have an event organized yet for your area – reach out, we want to hear from you!