We are Thrilled to Introduce the 2017 E-Series Class!

Miriam Alden, Brunette Showroom | Vancouver, BC
Mara Arnold + Dee Clarke,  The Joy of Style | White Rock, BC
Christine Becker, One Small Room | Squamish, BC
Karin Bohn, House of Bohn | Vancouver, BC
Tara Bosch, SmartSweets | Vancouver BC
Cortney  Brown, Trout Country Fishing Guides | Squamish, BC
Alicia Clarke, Grow Children’s Boutique Ltd | Fernie, BC
Meghan Clarke Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods | Vancouver, BC
Lucy Croysdill, Pivotstar Designs Inc | North Vancouver, BC
Tracy Dueck, Tracycakes Bakery Cafe Ltd. | Abbotsford BC
Carmen Dunnet, The Green Petal | Fernie, BC
Julie Durnan, Restoration Health Clinic Inc | North Vancouver, BC
Shehla Ebrahim, Afterglow Medical Aesthetics | North Vancouver, BC
Izzie Egan, BLANKSLATE Partners | Vancouver, BC
Claire Gadd, The Loaf | Fernie, BC
Bunny Ghatrora, ElleBoxCo | Surrey, BC
Donna Giachino, Vancouver Language Therapy 4 Kids | Vancouver, BC
Melinda Giampietro, Options Solutions Independent Educational Consultants. | West Vancouver BC
Megan Halkett, Patio | Vancouver BC
Erin Heather, Heather Hospitality Group | Vancouver, BC
Sarah  Jagger, Domestic Objects | Vancouver, BC
Jennifer Keir, Ravenwood Healing Arts | Gold Bridge, BC
Dionne Laslo-Baker DeeBee’s Organics | Victoria, BC
Joyce Lau, Viemère | Burnaby, BC
Tina Linton, Family Centred Practices Group | Vancouver, BC
Carlyn Loncaric, VodaSafe Inc | Vancouver, BC
Jill Malanka, Highland House BnB | Logan Lake, ON
Pauline Martin, Neuromotion Physiotherapy | Vancouver, BC
Jody Mitchell, Filaprint | Tumbler Ridge, BC
Melanie Osmack, Fit 4 Two Pre and Postnatal Fitness Inc | Vancouver, BC
Patricia Petersen, Petersen Wellness & Massage Therapy Clinic | Vancouver, BC
Kim Pickett, KIMBO Design | Vancouver, BC
Isabelle Ranger, Namasthé Tea Co. | Whistler, BC
Lisa Reichelt, Two Daughters Bakeshop | North Vancouver, BC
Linda Sin, Middle Sister Boutique | Vancouver, BC
Sonia  Singla, Salius Rehab Inc | Surrey, BC
Lisa  Siragusa, NRG TeleResources | Nepean, ON
Carla Smith, Roller Derby Athletics | Vancouver, BC
Nicole Smith, Flytographer | Victoria, BC
Rimpy Sahota, Rimpy Sahota | Vancouver, BC
Suzanne Solsona, My Mayu | North Vancouver, BC
Tanya Sullivan, CRAFT Academy Salons Inc | Vancouver,  BC
Christine Therriault-Finke, Movin’ Mountains Therapy Services | Trail, BC
Carol Ticket, Arctic Blessings | Wasilla, Alaska
Donna Tilden, RateSeer Technologies Inc | Calgary, AB
Brenda Ton, ESQIDO LTD | Vancouver, BC
Vanessa Turke, Tesserac User Experience Design Ltd. | Surrey, BC
Sarah Vetter, Spokes Bicycle Rentals | Vancouver, BC
Lesley Warren, Lesley Warren Design Group Inc. | Waterloo, ON
Courtney Watkins, Mine & Yours | Vancouver, BC
Ellen We, Spark Kombucha | Squamish, BC
Shirley Weir, MenopauseChicks.com | Port Moody, BC


E-Series 2017 Speakers

Every year, we’re proud to offer access to an incredible line up of speakers. Click here to meet the exceptional leaders teaching this year’s E-Series program.

E-SERIES 2017 | April 19 – 21, 2017 | Vancouver, BC

E-Series is FWE’s longest-running, signature program for women entrepreneurs who are serious about growing their business.

Each April, over 50 women entrepreneurs from across Canada immerse themselves in business and entrepreneurial education + mentorship. Participants are placed in small classrooms with like-minded entrepreneurs where we cover a comprehensive set of topics, such as:

  • Marketing + Branding
  • Governance (Boards)
  • Sales
  • HR
  • Business Law / Trademarks
  • Capital Raising
  • Financials
  • Pitching for Investment

1:1 Mentorship for Continued Support

All participants get paired with their own Mentor for 1:1 sessions, once per month for 14 months. This 1:1 support is critical to ensuring that learnings, new ideas and strategies can be applied to the growth plan of the company.

Exceptional Speakers

All-star speakers for the 2017 program include Bev Briscoe (Chair, Ritchie Bros and Past President, Hiway Refrigeration), Terry McBride (CEO + Co-Founder of Nettwerk Music + YYoga), Yuri Fulmer (Fulmer Capital Partners), and many more.

What Makes E-Series Special?

  • Over 90% of E-Series Grads since 2003 are still in business, compared to the national average of just 50% after 5 years of starting a business
  • After taking the program, Grads experience an average annualized revenue growth rate of 40%
  • 100% of participants find the program value (over 80% find it ‘extremely valuable’)

“The energy was electric and lit a fire in me to come home and take my business to the next level! “

– Allison Chislett, IDesign Ltd, Paradise, NFLD (E-Series 2016 Grad)

“….I can’t even describe how inspired and amazed I am by the speakers at this event. To have high level leaders in the business community come talk to ME felt like a privilege I never imagined having…Basically everything was awesome.
One more thing: this is the most organized, thoughtful conference I have EVER attended.”

– Jennifer Hollinshead, Peak Resilience (E-Series 2016 Grad)

Past Participants have Included:

…just to name a few!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors




 Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

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Event Partners:

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Pep Soap Co


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Marketing Partners:

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