Sandra Bird, Operations Manager

Sandra Bird, Operations Manager
Women's Enterprise Centre

Sandra Bird is the Operations Manager for Women’s Enterprise Centre, based in its Kelowna head office. Women's Enterprise Centre is the leading business resource centre for women business owners across BC. WEC provides business loans, skills training, mentoring, advice and resources to women business owners across the province from its three offices in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria.

As the Operations, Sandra has key project management, leadership and coordination roles for the organization, which has staff in 5 different locations serving women entrepreneurs. She works with partners around the province, oversees the organization’s marketing activities, and coordinates all sponsorships, attendance at events and speaking engagements for the organization. As the lead for the Program Support team, Sandra is responsible for the planning, logistics, marketing and delivery of Women’s Enterprise Centre workshops delivered in different communities around BC.

Sandra knows firsthand the hard work and dedication that business owners need to turn a business idea into a successful venture. Entrepreneurial by nature, Sandra and her business partner owned a successful corporate promotion business for 11 years before she joined Women’s Enterprise Centre in 2007. She really enjoys being part of the WEC team which is dedicated to helping women start, grow and succeed in their own business.