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Coming together: How women entrepreneurs can excel through business collaboration

Blog July 04, 2019 The best way for women-owned or women-led businesses to grow internationally and increase revenues is by working together.

Joy Yap walks between green bushes.

Facing the future headfirst with Joy Yap

Blog June 04, 2019 Eco-beauty entrepreneur on the rewards, challenges of owning your own business

Why women need to export

The deeper dive: If you’re a canadian woman, here’s why you need to export

Article April 22, 2019 Women are rocking at starting new businesses, but they’re wary of growing outside of Canada. Here’s why that matters to all of us.

Women in business

Unleashing the power of women entrepreneurs

Blog April 16, 2019 Today, almost half of all small and medium-sized businesses in Canada are either partially or entirely owned by women.


Women take business beyond borders

Webinar The Canadian government has numerous programs to help women-led businesses expand into global markets. This webinar shows you how.

Q&A with Jennifer Cooke

Women going global: Q&A with Jennifer Cooke

Article March 20, 2019 Few Canadian women entrepreneurs are expanding their businesses into international markets.

Jennifer Cooke embraces her mother and two young daughters in a lovely garden.

Dream big, be daring

Blog March 08, 2019 EDC’s Jennifer Cooke embraces new role to help women-led businesses overcome barriers to go global.

Women in Trade: Jennifer Cooke

Export challenges: Women lack connections, confidence and capital to go global

Blog March 04, 2019 Jennifer Cooke, EDC’s new Corporate Lead for Women in Trade shares three challenges women entrepreneurs face when exporting.

3 ingredients to going global

Confidence, courage and calculated risk: Key ingredients to going global

Blog January 14, 2019 Dragon’s Den’s Arlene Dickinson says entrepreneurs need to take risks to be successful.

Canadian Cosmetics Exports

Bold and the beautiful: Putting on a brave face is paramount to exporting

Blog January 14, 2019 Canadian beauty maven Daniele Henkel shares four lessons she learned on her successful export journey.