Innovative Business Solutions for Women, Black & First Nation Entrepreneurs

Harnessing Resources for Dynamic Business Leadership

Guiding Women and Minorities to Business Succes

In L&A, diversity in business is not just celebrated but actively supported. Our dedicated resource hub is designed for the ambitious and innovative minds of Women in Business, Black Entrepreneurs, and First Nation Entrepreneurs. Here, you’ll find tools, insights and guidance tailored to meet the unique challenges and opportunities faced by diverse business leaders.

Available Resources
Women’s Economic Security Program
Eligible low-income women can receive pre-employment, pre-apprenticeship, and entrepreneurship training through the Women's Economic Security Program (WESP). This training will equip them with the skills, knowledge, and experience they need to improve their economic security.
Women-Led Business: SheBoot
SheBoot is a boot camp designed to help female founders prepare their startups for investment and pitch effectively to secure funding. The program offers specialized training and equips participants with the skills to pitch their businesses effectively. The top prize is $300,000 and is awarded to the best pitch. The applications for the current round are now closed, and the next round is expected to open in the spring of 2024.

One-on-One Consultation

Booking a one-on-one consultation with the Economic Development team at Lennox and Addington County provides you with personalized guidance tailored to your business needs, completely free of charge.
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