Announcements & Press Releases

WESK Teams up with Creative Saskatchewan to Offer Business Planning for Creative Industries

This blog post was originally published by Creative Saskatchewan. Creative Saskatchewan recently sponsored a Business Plan Basics workshop delivered by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK), specially adapted to address the needs of the creative industries. More than a dozen creative industry entrepreneurs learned the need-to-knows of marketing, research and financials, and how to build the […]

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Applications open – up to $100,000 available for local social purpose organizations to grow their positive impact in Saskatchewan

For Immediate Release January 9, 2020 Regina, SK –  Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK) is proud to be part of the Saskatchewan Consortium of organizations working to do good for our community. Eligible social purpose organizations are able to access up to $100,000 in non-repayable capital through the Investment Readiness Program. This is part of […]

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Season’s Greetings from the Desk of the CEO

We bid farewell to 2019 with much optimism and gratitude for the support and endorsement of our mission to close the gender entrepreneurship gap in Saskatchewan. 2019 was punctuated with many exciting milestones, including the launch of the SK Advisory Committee, and the announcement of The Exchange, a program aimed at helping successful female entrepreneurs […]

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Recap: First Meeting of the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee

The first meeting of the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee, held September 13th following the announcement of the members of the Committee, focused on defining scope and outcomes of the initiative. All 12 members were present at the first meeting. It was determined that the final deliverable will include a three Pillar Strategy: Access to Capital; Influencing […]

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“Founders Table” Program To Help Women Tech Entrepreneurs Expand And Grow Their Businesses

Sep 19, 2019 Founder’s Table, kicking off tonight, provides support, mentorship and networking opportunities for female tech entrepreneurs in our province. There are more than 34,000 women entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan but a gap between the number of male and female entrepreneurs remains.  Founder’s Table is a made-in-Saskatchewan program that will address this gap through mentorship […]

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Moving the Needle – Closing the Gender Entrepreneurship Gap

WESK and the Government of Saskatchewan announce the members of the newly created Saskatchewan Advisory Committee FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2019 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Today, twelve prominent entrepreneurs and business professionals from the province were announced as representatives to the newly formed Saskatchewan Advisory Committee, whose work will shape and influence the business climate […]

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Minister Goodale announces Women Entrepreneurship Strategy investments

News release Government of Canada investing over $4.5 million to support women entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan July 25, 2019 – Regina, Saskatchewan The Government of Canada is advancing women’s economic empowerment with the first ever Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES), a $2-billion investment that seeks to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister […]

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WESK’S Celebration of Achievement and Entrepreneur Awards Gala 2019 – Female business leaders to be recognized with Entrepreneur Awards

Released on – May 8th, 2019 SASKATOON, SK – Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK) is proud to announce that the Celebration of Achievement Award has been presented to national award winning entrepreneur and public speaker, Jess Tetu. WESK is excited to be highlighting the province’s female business leaders at their 2019 Celebration of Achievement & […]

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Government Of Saskatchewan Supporting Women Entrepreneurs Through Creation Of Advisory Committee

Released on May 2, 2019, by the Government of Saskatchewan The Government of Saskatchewan, through the Status of Women Office, is pleased to announce the creation of an advisory committee to examine the entrepreneurial gender gap in Saskatchewan.  The advisory committee is created and funded through a partnership with Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK).“Women help […]

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The Time is Now: Closing the Gap for Women Entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 29, 2018 The Time is Now: Closing the Gap for Women Entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan Today, Prabha Mitchell, CEO of Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK), called on the Saskatchewan Government to help close the gender gap for entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan and create an Action Plan for Women Entrepreneurs. Releasing […]

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