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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- Code Like a Girl is hosting an information session on partnerships on Sept. 22 for potential sponsors or teams looking for interns.
- Sarah Gun of GoGo Events spoke to Impact Boom about social business solutions and misconceptions about homelessness.
- Kristina Freeman and Alice Peel of Grow Your Mind appear in Walking With Hope, a documentary about coping with trauma.
- Mikaela Jade of Indigital spoke to Dan Bourchier of ABC News about the importance of different voices in leadership and board governance.
- Neighbourlytics placed first at the She Loves Tech Australia Pitch Competition and will represent Australia at the global finals in November.
- Verve Super has raised $2.6 million from businesswomen and impact investors, some of whom had never invested in startups before. Here’s more from The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Helen Black of workRestart spoke to ABC Radio Brisbane about a first-of-its-kind program in Australia to engage prisoners in graphic design and 3D animation.
- World’s Biggest Garage Sale will host an event of the circular economy advantage on Sept. 29.
- Suzanne Siemens of Aisle spoke to Pivot about redefining the period aisle for the 21st century.
- BE Alink of Alinker spoke to Afghan politician and activist Fawzia Koofi about the surrender of Afghanistan to the Taliban.
- Margaret Magdesian of Ananda Devices will speak on Sept. 28 at the launch of the McGill Innovation Fund.
- Teara Fraser of Iskwew Air is a semi-finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2021 CANIE Awards.
- Iskwew Air is hosting a session on Indigenous Innovation in Advanced Air Mobility on Sept. 21.
- Sheena Russell of Made with Local shared her company’s origin story with Global News.
- The Real Deal recommended SheNative Goods in a piece on Native American-owned businesses to support.
- The latest in Sitti‘s “Own Your Story” series on refugee-focused brands takes a look at Darzah, an ethical fashion brand from Palestine.
- Sonia Strobel of Skipper Otto spoke to Vancouver is Awesome about how her company has thrived during the pandemic.
- Lynn-Marie Angus of Sisters Sage spoke to Breakfast Television about how the company came to be.
- Streamline Genomics has launched a blog to share “stories and methods from the front lines of genomic science.”
- The Discourse published a piece on Ay Lelum’s efforts to rebound from a devastating fire while preparing to bring its Coast Salish garments to New York Fashion Week.
- Kate Pepler of The Tare Shop spoke to Huddle about getting certified as a B Corp.
- Totem Design House was cited in a NUVO piece on appropriation as an example of how to put “the purchase of commercial goods at the service of the continuation of the culture.”
- AWWA suggested some ways to mark R U OK? Day, a campaign to encourage people to reach out to those who are struggling with their mental health.
- Brainfit offered some tips for remembering names.
- Kiri Nathan of Kiri Nathan spoke to Stuff about relearning te reo Māori in order to move forward, noting that no one in the SheEO community questioned her decision to invest her loan in returning to her language.
- Lulu O’Connor of Clothes Doctor spoke to FashionBeans about the value of extending the life of your clothes to make fashion sustainable.
- Fat Macy’s is looking to hire a general manager, among other roles.
- Safe & the City announced that Susannah Fish has joined the company as its policing and safety advisor.
- The Borgen Project wrote about 10Power‘s efforts to bring renewable energy to Haiti.
- 100K Incubator was mentioned as a resource for finding investors and networking with other entrepreneurs in a Necole piece on how to start a business with little money.
- COI Energy has been selected for the Innovator Spotlight from Bank of America and Newlab, which aims to support underrepresented entrepreneurs who apply transformative technology to things that matter. Here’s more from Forbes.
- Sophia Yen of Pandia Health will be speaking about health taboos and #FemTech at a Women in Healthcare event on Sept. 23.
- Sisu Global shared a video of a webinar on saving lives with autotransfusion based on its experiences at Lodwar County Hospital in Kenya.