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- Indigital was a finalist for the Most Impactful Initiative Award from the Women in Tech Global Awards, presented in Lisbon on Nov. 2.
- Pleasant State celebrated a silver at the Clean + Conscious Awards for safe, ethical, sustainable, and responsible products.
- Super Fierce wrote about where the cool girls stash their cash.
- Climate Salad highlighted World’s Biggest Garage Sale and how it is revolutionising how Australians engage with dormant goods.
- Bethany Deshpande of SomaDetect and Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations are speaking at the first HerStory Competition put on by The51 on Nov. 18.
- Good Housekeeping recommended the fringe earrings from SheNative Goods and the Kalkáy (wild rose) face masque from Sḵwálwen Botanicals in a list of Indigenous and Native-owned businesses to know about.
- Sobeys highlighted Abeego as an innovative way to extend the life of your food in its supplier partnerships series.
- Teara Fraser of Iskwew Air was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2021 CANIE Awards.
- London Transit is now integrated into the MagnusCards app from Magnusmode to make the system more accessible.
- Off the Path Provisions (formerly Back Country Wok) listed some ways to be sustainable on the trail.
- True Travellers highlighted SheNative Goods in a post on awesome social enterprises.
- The British Columbia Achievement Foundation published a video interview with Lynn-Marie Angus of Sisters Sage, winner of an Indigenous Business Award. (Watch for the cameo from Teara Fraser of Iskwew Air.)
- The latest post in Sitti‘s “Own Your Story” series is about Khoyoot, which sells embroidery products handmade by women in the Baqa’a Refugee Camp in Jordan.
- Leigh Joseph of Sḵwálwen Botanicals made a pitch on Dragons’ Den in Episode 4 of the current season.
- STEM Minds is hosting its first-ever Rocket League tournament on Nov. 28.
- Streamline Genomics has launched SeeqVCF, a lightweight and secure application to help users of clinical genomics.
- Certified B Corporation included SucSeed in its gift guide for sustainable, eco-friendly gifting.
- Erin Brillon of Totem Design House was featured in a Globe and Mail piece on growing non-Indigenous support for Indigenous businesses.
- Stuff profiled Reni Wereta-Gargiulo of Atutahi about developing a drinks business out of a desire to treat her own arthritis.
- AWWA interviewed Olympic rugby player Gayle Broughton about period undies, coming of age, and winning the gold.
- Billie Jo Hohepa-Ropiha of BDÉT spoke to Stuff about her mission to eliminate a trillion wet wipes globally.
- Beany examined the difference between information and knowledge when it comes to money.
- Brainfit gathered and published some poems from its readers.
- Chloe and Florence van Dyke of Chia Sisters are finalists for the Women of Influence Awards 2021 in the Business Enterprise category.
- Amanda Oakley of DermNet spoke at the International Congress of Dermatology about the transformation of dermatology by eHealth.
- The latest Startup Investment report from PwC and the Angel Association includes an interview with Candice Pardy of Jobloads and angel investor Kirsty Reynolds on values-based investments and connecting through SheEO (see p. 11 of the magazine).
- Nisa shared the story of team member Yuri, who grew up in Columbia, became a refugee in Ecuador, and has settled in New Zealand.
- The Better Packaging Co. has launched an Indiegogo campaign for POLLAST!C, which recycles plastic pollution in southeast Asia into recyclable mailers and tote bags.
- The City spoke to SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy about the generational opportunity for Black tech startups in New York City.
- A Forbes piece on artificial intelligence in retail mentions COI Energy‘s work to help Publix Supermarkets save on electricity and gas.
- Courtroom5 has been chosen for the next cohort of the Majira Project, a program for community development through entrepreneurship.
- Brandi DeCarli of Farm from a Box spoke on a panel called Moonshot Inventions: Staying True to the Needs of the People and the Planet put on by the New York Times Climate Hub.
- Dr. Sophia Yen of Pandia Health spoke to Insights Care about her company’s journey and vision.
- Steph Speirs of Solstice received the Entrepreneurship Award from C3E Women in Clean Energy on Nov. 4.