Women’s History Month – #MakeanImpact in the #Sheconomy

October is an important month for women, it’s Women’s History Month in Canada. Women’s History Month includes two important commemorative dates for women and girls. October 11 – International Day of the Girl, since 2012, October 11 has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The goal of the day is to highlight … Continue reading Women’s History Month – #MakeanImpact in the #Sheconomy

Nomination for Plutus Awards Best Finance Blog for Women presented by Women’s Money Talk

To all my readers and followers, doing this blog is an absolute joy. I love getting to interview female entrepreneurs and women in finance to share their stories and advice, featuring their businesses and the programs that support them and sharing financial literacy lessons and book reviews. I have entered the 9th Annual Plutus Awards … Continue reading Nomination for Plutus Awards Best Finance Blog for Women presented by Women’s Money Talk

Lesley Lawrence, Senior Vice President, Ontario Region at BDC and National Champion for the Bank’s Women Entrepreneur Initiative

At the end of February of this year, the Federal Budget came out and had a strong focus on gender equality and supporting women entrepreneurs - for details see #GirlsJustWannaHaveFunds. One of the major players in supporting women entrepreneurs is Canada's Business Development Bank (BDC), the only financial institution in Canada devoted entirely to entrepreneurs. … Continue reading Lesley Lawrence, Senior Vice President, Ontario Region at BDC and National Champion for the Bank’s Women Entrepreneur Initiative

#MobilizeWomen 2018 – Ellevate Networks Mobilizing the Power of Women Summit

Yesterday, I attended the live-stream of the Mobilizing the power of women summit and am so excited to be featured on the event site as an event Blogger (kind of a pinch me moment). The energy of the day was infectious and you couldn’t help but leave each session with inspiration and take a ways. … Continue reading #MobilizeWomen 2018 – Ellevate Networks Mobilizing the Power of Women Summit

#MobilizeWomen Interview with Kemp Steib, CFO of The Second Shift

In advance of the June 21st live-stream of Ellevate Networks’ Mobilizing the Power of Women Summit,  I got the opportunity to interview Kemp Steib, CFO of The Second Shift. The Second Shift is a vetted network of exceptional, professional women available on-demand. Paolina: Part of The Second Shift’s mission is to enable companies to retain … Continue reading #MobilizeWomen Interview with Kemp Steib, CFO of The Second Shift

#MobilizeWomen Interview with Neha Gandhi, COO and Editor in Chief of Girlboss

In advance of the June 21st live-stream of Ellevate Networks' Mobilizing the Power of Women Summit,  I got the opportunity to interview Neha Gandhi, the COO and Editor in Chief of Girlboss. I was extremely excited to do this interview as I'm a big fan of the Girlboss brand. We talked authentic leadership and Money! … Continue reading #MobilizeWomen Interview with Neha Gandhi, COO and Editor in Chief of Girlboss

Perspectives from Female Founders & Funders @ L-Spark

This afternoon, I had the opportunity to attend L-Spark’s event to celebrate women founders, funders and mentors. On March 8th, L-Spark launched its initiative to build the largest database of Canadian female founders, funders, and the organizations that support them and they need OUR help. They know lists like the one being built are only … Continue reading Perspectives from Female Founders & Funders @ L-Spark