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WECM’s talented and experienced board of directors meets six times a year to support the organization in its service to the women entrepreneurs of Manitoba. While a good part of the board’s work lies in risk mitigation, oversight, and linkage to organizations that are in alignment with our mandate, board members also provide their knowledge and expertise to help develop a strategic direction for the organization.   As any good strategic planner will tell you, a solid plan needs a good foundation and a relevant sense of context. This includes examining the environment in which this organization is functioning and…

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Posted 12/01/21 in Uncategorized

Setting Your Compass for Your Entrepreneurial Journey

Have you set your compass for your business? “Your WHY is your compass,” WECM’s podcast host Cate Friesen explains. We’ve seen first-hand how getting grounded in your values attributes to the success of local women entrepreneurs in Manitoba. When we launched our first podcast episode in November 2020, Cate’s practice of helping people discover and tell their essential stories came full circle. As Cate explains in the Setting your Compass video, it turns out... View Full story

Posted 11/29/21 in Our News

WECM Board Identifies Future Trends

WECM’s talented and experienced board of directors meets six times a year to support the organization in its service to the women entrepreneurs of Manitoba. While a good part of the board’s work lies in risk mitigation, oversight, and linkage to organizations that are in alignment with our mandate, board members also provide their knowledge and expertise to help develop a strategic direction for the organization.   As any good strategic planner will tell... View Full story

Posted 11/25/21 in Entrepreneur Spotlight

WECM’s Local Holiday Guide

‘Tis the season to spread local cheer and while getting ready for one of the busiest holiday seasons, why not support local women-owned and -partnered businesses in the process? Lucky for you, the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) has gathered a list of local shops and businesses in Manitoba that can help with your holiday prep!         Shopping in Manitoba for Loved Ones Looking for locally made gifts this season?... View Full story

Posted 11/10/21 in Entrepreneur Spotlight

22 Manitoba Women in Biz Finding Purpose in Repurposing

If you’re moving into the new year with a goal to lower your environmental impact and make more sustainable choices, we have the list for you! These Manitoba women in business are finding purpose in repurposing, offering pre-loved, sustainably sourced, upcycled or antique products to help you make more environmentally friendly choices.         Luxe Thrift Located in the city of Brandon and curated by Leanna Elisha, @luxe.thrifted carries a fine collection... View Full story
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