With 107 Ventures in 5 countries, we are rounding up the news every 2 weeks to share what’s happening. Engage, share + follow using the hashtag #SheEOmagic to amplify.
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- InDaily cited GoGo Events as an example of a social enterprise that South Australia should procure from as part of the recovery from COVID-19.
- The International Telecommunication Union included Indigital among a number of Indigenous-led tech solutions for a better planet.
- Mikaela Jade of Indigital will speak on an Artlands panel about expressing cultural heritage on Sept. 3.
- Christine Hobbs of Verve Super spoke to 2ser 107.3 about the superannuation gender gap.
- Verve Super suggested some money management tips.
- As lockdowns return to parts of Australia, World’s Biggest Garage Sale has some home office help.
- Satya, SheNative Goods, Sisters Sage, and Sḵwálwen Botanicals are on DealNews’s list of Indigenous-owned businesses to check out.
- SheNative Goods and Totem Design House, as well as Ecko Aleck’s Sacred Matriarch Creative, are among the Pow Wow Pitch regional semi-finalists.
- Abeego has been certified as a B Corp.
- Abeego is seeking a fulfillment coordinator in Victoria, BC.
- Aisle offered some small ways to make a difference when the news is overwhelming.
- Dalcini Stainless appeared on Good Morning America’s ‘Deals and Steals’ and offered exclusive savings.
- DreamRider Productions has received funding from the Creative Export Canada program, sharing $671,000 with two other British Columbia companies seeking to expand into global markets.
- Pam Fanjoy of Fan/Joy was profiled by Vancity Community Investment Bank for cooking up change in the food industry.
- Nina Kharey of Folds spoke to WWD about rebranding her women’s wear label Nonie to use the same kind of antiviral fabrics and circularity found in her medical scrubs.
- Iskwew Air has started to fly between Qualicum Beach Airport and Vancouver.
- C & the Moon talked to Joeyband about supporting parents and babies through breastfeeding.
- Nada‘s Brianne Miller spoke to Global News about growing online during the pandemic with help from the SheEO network.
- RainStick was cited as a way to conserve water and energy in a piece by MaRS published in the Toronto Star.
- BCIT celebrated Sisters Sage on a list of alumni-owned businesses leaving a positive imprint.
- Sḵwálwen Botanicals is collaborating with Supported Soul to create eco-friendly yoga mats featuring a Coast Salish artist’s designs.
- STEM Minds recapped some of the projects that emerged from its recent STEAM camps.
- Technologies Ecofixe has been accepted into the Canadian Technology Accelerator’s Climatetech Program.
- The Walrus invited Erin Millar of The Discourse to speak on a panel about the future of the internet on Aug. 12.
- Lily Tse of Think Dirty was highlighted as a hidden gem in VoyageBaltimore.
- Chia Sisters co-founder Florence Van Dyke has received a scholarship to attend a master’s programme at the University of California at Berkeley to study business and climate change.
- Ethically Kate named Chia Sisters as her drinks sponsor for her sustainability tour of New Zealand.
- Nisa shared the story of Lydia, an employee originally from Myanmar who is pursuing a nursing career.
- Green Business Bureau recommended The Better Packaging Co. for shipping in a piece on the various forms and uses of bioplastics.
- Stuff spoke to Elisha Watson of Nisa about the ethical clothes she covets.
- Fat Macy’s has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a second training academy as its first site hits its stride.
- Generation Medics published a Q&A with a new junior doctor offering advice for aspiring doctors and medical students.
- Jillian Kowalchuk of Safe & the City spoke to RICS.org’s Land Journal about creating a mapping app to keep women safe.
- Jess Ladd of Callisto will be honoured for outstanding public service by a private citizen at the 49th Annual Jefferson Awards on Sept. 30.
- Courtroom5‘s Sonja Ebron spoke to Law360 about the pro bono work her company got from Wiggin and Dana LLP that has since turned into a business relationship.
- Courtroom5 published a piece on the critical importance of Black lawyers.
- Dr. Sophia Yen of Pandia Health talked to Ms Magazine about pregnancy prevention, emergency contraception, and periods.
- Make Change highlighted Solstice‘s efforts to make solar energy more accessible in a story on solving big climate change problems.