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Women to Watch; Entrepreneurs Building Our Communities – Winner Videos

Published: August 4, 2022

As part of this year’s International Women’s Day celebrations, CWB and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) hosted a video contest, asking women business owners from across Nova Scotia to send in short videos documenting…

CWB seeking proposals for virtual Power Lunch Leaders

Published: August 2, 2022

Once more the Centre for Women in Business (CWB) is offering members an opportunity for exposure with the 2022/23 CWB Power Lunch series!  As a business owner and member, you are invited to share your…

Cooking to Inspire

Published: May 24, 2022

From the age of eight Frances Dadin-Alli has had a passion for cooking. Originally from Nigeria, she is ready to bring her cultural cuisine to Halifax, as she starts her own take-out kitchen, opening June…

We’re Hiring!

Published: May 13, 2022

The Centre is looking to fill our position for, Project Lead, Propelling Women Founders.   The Project Lead will work collaboratively within the Atlantic Canada ecosystem with other organizations dedicated to the advancement of female…

Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Business Award

Published: April 22, 2022

The CWB congratulates all winners and finalists of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Business Awards. We would like to give a special shout out to our members and CWB clients who were nominated and…

And the Winner is!

Published: March 11, 2022

This year our International Women’s Day celebrations looked a little different. We wanted to give the spotlight to Nova Scotian women business owners and entrepreneurs to learn about them and their businesses. That’s why we…

Welcoming our new Grow Now 2022 cohort

Published: February 23, 2022

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the participants in the next session of Grow Now. Our spring cohort, starting March 4th, includes nine female tech founders from across Canada.  Be sure to check…

How Princess Octavious is expanding her business with positivity in 2022

Published: February 16, 2022

When Princess Octavious first started her business, P3 Hair and Beauty supplies, she wanted a better life for herself and her children, and through her hard work and dedication to her business she has made…

How Rajean Willis is making a path for herself in the business community

Published: January 18, 2022

This February we are proud to celebrate African Heritage month in celebration of those who are making a path for themselves in the business world.  Rajean Willis, a successful businesswoman, clinical social worker, and full-time…

CWB now accepting applications for Greater Heights of Growth

Published: August 10, 2021

We are pleased to announce and invite business owners to apply for our Greater Heights of Growth program. This year-long program is for women business owners across Canada who have built profitable businesses generating pre-COVID…
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