Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm PDT

FACILITATORs: Paulina Cameron (UBC BCom '10) & Natalie Farrell (UBC BCom '11)

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Explore the world of entrepreneurship and gain valuable insights on what you need to know about the industry with Paulina Cameron (BCom ’10), CEO of The Forum of Women Entrepreneurs. Joining Paulina in a fire-side chat is Natalie Farrell (BCom '11), Co-Founder of Well Kept, to share her experience as a female entrepreneur!

Key takeaways:

  • Understand what to consider when thinking about starting a business
  • Discover key lessons, tips and considerations for women entrepreneurs in early stages of business
  • Learn about the ecosystem of support for women entrepreneurs in Canada (including those in pre-launch stage)
  • Gain awareness of FWE's E-Series program (taking place in Toronto and Vancouver)

About the Facilitators

An award-winning leader and UBC Sauder Alumna (BCom ’10), Paulina Cameron is the CEO of Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE): a Canadian charity that educates, mentors and connects women entrepreneurs. Paulina has achieved the highest gender parity of women entrepreneurs supported in BC, has gained international recognition for her work, and is the author of bestselling Canada 150 Women: conversations with champions, leaders and luminaries.

UBC Sauder Alumna, Natalie Farrell (BCom '11) is the Co-Founder of Well Kept: a rapidly growing startup aiming to create a more sustainable alternative to women's shaving than the 2+ billion disposable plastic shavers discarded annually. Natalie's drive to continuously seek a balance between the business of selling and protecting the environment stems from her days in marketing for Quicksilver, Aritzia, Offsetters, and Eco Fashion Week.

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