The Parkdale Centre for Innovation’s Women in Leadership program is celebrating the launch of its program on November 14th, the same day applications for the program will open. The event begins at 10 am at the Parkdale Centre for Innovation (1464 Queen Street West).

The Women in Leadership program focuses on providing accessible and inclusive leadership, business training and entrepreneurship skills to women. It has been designed to support women in organizational and business leadership roles who wish to start a business, while also providing access to micro-financing from Alterna Savings.

Participants in the 12-week program will have the opportunity to understand the fundamentals of career advancement and growing a business. The first half of the program focuses on Leadership skills and training, while the second half focuses on fundamentals of starting a business.

Those interested can directly apply to the program at the November 14th event. More information is available at:

The event will include an announcement of a grant from Alterna Savings, focused on financial inclusion, which will help with running the program and make it affordable for women to enroll.

Anyone interested in the event or the program is invited to email [email protected] for more information.