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Weathering the Ad Biz Storm

Pamela McNamara - May.24,2016

My career started in Australia. As a star-struck youth of 17, I sat for three consecutive days in the lobby of a Melbourne TV network until the personnel director offered me a job in the PR department. I think he was tired of seeing me sitting in the lobby and said, “Okay, young lady. I have an assistant position in the PR department. Do you know what PR is?” I replied, “No, but I will learn.” I have since learned to say “yes” to every question in business.

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The Director’s Cut

Judy Grout, Director at Large - May.24,2016

As I wrap up my two years at the CAWEE Board as Director at Large, I am aware of the many reasons I enjoy being a member of this organization! During my time at the Board, I have had the privilege of overseeing CAWEE’s involvement with Sistering, a women’s charitable organization. Sistering assists women who are homeless, under-housed, low income or marginalized and are looking for a safe and welcoming place to go during the day. In a welcoming, non-judgmental environment, women can access much-needed support.

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Feel Overwhelmed as an Entrepreneur? There is help!

Jayne Huhtanen - May.24,2016

What are your greatest challenges as an entrepreneur? Marketing and Sales? Finance? Getting everything done? All of the above? In a recent survey by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), these were the top challenges that all entrepreneurs face.

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Women and Entrepreneurship

Helga Teitsson - Apr.22,2016

Are women particularly suited to entrepreneurship? Is it in our nature to create, nurture and grow a business, product or service? I believe for many women, that is the case, it’s in their DNA.

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