Welcome to our press page — the WESK Newsroom. Here, you’ll find noteworthy research, news releases, on-demand press conference recordings, and more.
WESK is a non-profit, membership-based organization that provides business advisory; start-up, purchase and expansion lending; mentoring and networking and learning and training opportunities to women entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan. Since opening our doors in 1995, our organization has grown to more than 1200 members, each of whom are making an impact on the Saskatchewan economy. Our membership is diverse, with members located all over our province in a variety of industries and stages of business.
WESK is proud to be affiliated with the Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC). Committed to the growth of women’s entrepreneurship, WEOC works with women’s enterprise support organizations, like WESK, to champion innovation, broaden expertise, and enhance collaboration.
WESK is supported by Western Economic Diversification Canada.
Fostering a More Robust, Diverse, and Efficient Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: WESK and EDR Collaborate to support women-owned businesses
Jul 27, 2021
From Entrepreneur to Advisor: WEOC Spotlight Series features Lori Jestin-Knaus
Jul 16, 2021
Hill and Levene Schools of Business commit to supporting women entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan
Jun 15, 2021
Innovation Saskatchewan Announces Increased Funding to Support Saskatchewan’s Female Technology Founders
May 21, 2021
WESK Summit Gala 2021 Award Recipients Announced
May 19, 2021
WESK Summit Gala: WESK announces 13 women entrepreneurs as finalists for entrepreneur awards
Apr 13, 2021
WESK announces new initiatives to help close the gender entrepreneurship gap in Saskatchewan
Apr 8, 2021
Happy International Women’s Day
Mar 8, 2021
Press Conference Video Recordings
Saskatchewan Advisory Committee Videos
WESK Reports on Entrepreneurship
Enabling Scale in Saskatchewan Report
Final Report of Recommendations from the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee on the Gender Entrepreneurship Gap. This report is respectfully presented to the Government of Saskatchewan by the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee on…
Jun 29, 2021
Women Entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan Report
Economic Statistics, Prepared for WESK by PwC on May 20, 2020. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) was engaged by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (“WESK”) to estimate metrics that describe women entrepreneurship activity…
Jun 29, 2021
Women Entrepreneurship in Canada Report
Report prepared for WESK by PwC, October 2018. In Saskatchewan, small business is BIG business. Almost 99% of businesses are small businesses. In 2016, small businesses accounted for 31% of…
Jun 29, 2021
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