Youth

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Nicole Bridger
Loan Client

Make Entrepreneurship Your Career!

Entrepreneurship can offer flexibility, creative freedom, the opportunity to give back, potential for profit and more! We help young women move into today’s economy with the confidence and skills to succeed in business.



Introducing the WE FOR SHE NextGen Leaders Program 

Women's Enterprise Centre is proud to partner with Minerva BC on the WE FOR SHE NextGen Leaders Program for BC high schools to help young women understand their career options and potential, expand their confidence in what they can achieve and connect them with successful role models.

Learn more about the free program for BC high schools >>



Business Loans for Youth

Do you dream of starting, buying or growing a business but think you're too young to get a business loan? Women's Enterprise Centre has partnered with Futurpreneur Canada to offer an unsecured joint loan of up to $65,000. If you're a woman under 40, you may qualify!

Learn more about our youth loan >>



Resources and Support for Young Entrepreneurs

Learn more about your entrepreneurial strengths and weaknesses, what it takes to start and grow a business, and what other organizations are out there to help you. Our online Business Resource Library also offers a wide variety of information on business planning and development.

To support young entrepreneurs as they navigate their way through the ins and outs of running a business, we offer guidance through a variety of Mentoring Programs and free business advising. Find out which service will best suit your needs.

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Teaching Resources to Grow an Entrepreneurial Classroom

We have a team of experts in entrepreneurship and business development. To aid teachers, as they guide their students through the learning process, we have developed and gathered resources listed by PLO.

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