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Black Business Initiative

The Black Business Initiative is committed to growing a stronger Black presence in Nova Scotia’s business community. They act as a catalyst for job creation, equitable participation, and advancing the economic prosperity of Nova Scotia.

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Jumpstart Refugee Talent: Entrepreneurship 360

Jumpstart is currently developing the Entrepreneurship 360 initiative. It aims to create an ecosystem exclusively for refugee entrepreneurs with early-stage high-growth businesses and support them to overcome their two largest obstacles: acquiring the requisite funding and training to successfully reach Proof of Concept stages.  As Entrepreneurship 360 is being developed, Jumpstart currently works with refugee entrepreneurs on a case-by-case basis.

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Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations

The Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations Ltd. (Women in PR Canada) is an influential network of leading business women striving for excellence in the field of public relations. We are partnering with businesses across North America to promote opportunities for women to learn and to share resources in a supportive community. We are connecting leaders, developing new industry initiatives and inspiring new graduates through our event programs. We promote a collaborative learning environment through our portfolio building courses led by industry experts.

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Women-Led Startups Received Just 2.3% of VC Funding in 2020

The percentage of VC deals that went to female-led startups declined in 2020. This development, which comes as women are leaving the U.S. workforce in droves, is especially bad news. Research shows many positive things occur when VCs choose to fund women, and investors must take conscious steps to increase funding for this underrepresented group of entrepreneurs.

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RBC Indigenous Student Awards

Since 1992, the RBC Indigenous Student Award program has provided post-secondary scholarships to driven, community-oriented Indigenous youth across Canada. With students heading back to school in unprecedented times, RBC has doubled the number of scholarships it offers for the 2020 school year. Awards offer 4000 to 5000 dollars to Indigenous students for each academic year. Awards are offered yearly.

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GEM Girls E-Mentorship

Developed with educators, social workers, and policy experts in conjunction with high school girls. Each GEM girl is matched with a qualified and trained GEM mentor for a 9-month period running concurrently with the academic year. GEM delivers one-on-one mentorship, leadership, and professional development workshops, enrichment opportunities, scholarships, and paid internships

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Green Jobs Internship Program

Green Jobs helps youth between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) gain work experience and skills in the natural resources sector through paid internships and training opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and other related fields to promote positive environmental outcomes.

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Canada School of Public Service

The Canada School of Public Service offers all public servants courses on a variety of topics. While many are held in conventional classrooms, others are online, interactive and self-paced, allowing for learning when it’s most convenient.

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ANNISAA Organization of Canada

ANNISAA is a Muslim women’s empowerment organization providing a significant benefit to the Muslim community by empowering Muslim women and girls to effectively address the challenges of integration and self-empowerment through educational enrichment, healthy living, and social development, aiming to serve women of all faiths, race, origins, ethnicities, and abilities.

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Google Internship Program

Our #GoogleInterns, apprentices, and residents help build products that create opportunities for everyone. Bring your insight, imagination, and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Together, we can build for everyone. The internships here are not exhaustive, and may or may not be currently available, but provide a taste of the various internships Google offers.

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RBC Indigenous Student Internship Program

In RBC’s National Indigenous Student Internship Program, you’ll gain firsthand exposure and get a head start in different areas of RBC such as Finance, Sales and Services, IT, Marketing, HR, etc. We provide challenging but rewarding experiences that will help you learn and grow, as well as the opportunity to receive advance full-time employment offers for those who excel in the program.

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Federation of Canadian Municipalities

As more women take on political public leadership roles, we are closer to our goal of more representative, responsive and effective government at every level. Together with local, national and international partners, we’re developing strategies and tools to ensure that municipal councils are representative of the communities they serve.

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Braiding Stories to Live By

Reaching out to parents/families of young Indigenous women in and around the Wood Buffalo region. Do you have a young woman (pre-teen or a teen) that would benefit from joining a local, online intergenerational community of Indigenous Women? Then you might be interested in Braiding Stories to Live By. It is a gathering space for Indigenous young women to learn from each other by weaving culture, story and connection into each other’s lives.

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Wabano Mental Wellness

Wabano’s Mental Wellness team merges Indigenous practices with contemporary therapeutic methods. Whatever path you choose, Wabano is a safe space for you and your family to explore your inner strength and resilience.

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Refugee Youth Engagement Strategy (YES)

Refugee YES brings together young refugee talent, employers, and refugee ambassadors to enable refugee youth to start their careers in Canada. They deliver employer-partnered workshops to educate youth on career-entry employment opportunities across various industries and engage employers seeking young talent.

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Venture for Canada

Venture for Canada offers various programs with a focus on networking, work experience through internships, and skill building to help accelerate your career.

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