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BC Regional WEKH Hub launches at Simon Fraser University's VentureLabs

June 07, 2019
Erin Roach, Executive Director of the Diversity Institute, presenting on the WEKH with excitement at the BC regional hub launch.

The BC Regional Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub at Simon Fraser University's VentureLabs held its first event on June 4, 2019, bringing together nearly 100 women entrepreneurship support organizations, entrepreneurs, academics and government representatives to exchange ideas and hear from a panel of experts about building the capacity for women entrepreneurship in Canada. Erin Roach, Executive Director of the Diversity Institute introduced the Women Entrepreneurship Hub (WEKH), external link to attendees while the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotions, made an announcement about a $16.1 million investment in Canadian women entrepreneurs. You can read about the successful knowledge sharing event here, external link, opens in new window.

The Women Entrepreneurship Hub (WEKH),, external link an initiative led by the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University in partnership with Ryerson University‚Äôs Ted Rogers School of Management and Brookfield Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation to address the needs of diverse women entrepreneurs across regions and across sectors.