Canadian PSE receives expanded funding from Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund

March 8, 2021

Postsecondary institutions such as Queen’s University, York University, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Collège d'Alma will be receiving additional funding through the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund, which supports women entrepreneurs who have been impacted by COVID-19. Queen’s will receive an additional $250K to expand services provided to women entrepreneurs and to develop and launch the virtual workshop series 'OvercomeHER.' York has received an additional $281.6K to support the incorporation of a new Coaching and Leadership Support module to its ELLA program and the launch of a new initiative. WLU has received an additional $290K to bolster its existing WES Ecosystem project. Collège d'Alma has received an additional $200K to support female entrepreneurs remotely through a new digital platform. CA (1) | CA (2) (ON)