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Wednesday, January 27 • 14:00 - 14:30
(On-demand session released) Creative Entrepreneurship for Newcomer Women – 45 minutes

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This project emPOWERed newcomer women with opportunities to learn about creative entrepreneurship and work in collectives as a pathway to overcome barriers in a supportive setting while being inspired by women mentors. It also provided them with an integral place to find their way in a new language and culture, heal from trauma, build community and acquire a supplemental income.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Individual: provided customized business skills training for newcomer women
  • Organizational: increased capacity for leading work that advances gender equality
  • Community: presented networking opportunities between participants and community partners

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Reem Ali

Workplace Integration Liaison, New Canadians Centre
As the Workplace Integration Liaison, Reem Ali Reem leads projects that focus on the economic and social empowerment of newcomers, and co-ordinates working groups under the Peterborough Immigration Partnership that support refugee and immigrant integration.


Wednesday January 27, 2021 14:00 - 14:30 EST