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Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

The Women in Niagara Council is an advisory council made up of volunteers that help with programming and advocacy for women in business in Niagara.

Get Involved — WIN Programming

  1. Attend events and network
  2. Join in learning opportunities WIN/WIN and WINpowerment
  3. Join a subcommittee
  4. Nominate women for WIBAs — promoting women in leadership roles

@GNCC_WIN Women In Niagara

WIN BURSARY Recipients

The Women in Niagara bursary is for a woman in business who lives and works in Niagara. This woman can be self-employed, work for a small business, a non-profit or for an employer that would otherwise not pay for leadership development training. Women in Niagara is looking for an enthusiastic, self-starter who envisions themselves giving back to and being a leader for Niagara.

View WIN Bursary Recipients

International Women’s Day Award Recipients

Since 2012, an outstanding woman has been selected as the International Women’s Day Award Winner. Presented during IWD festivities, the award recognizes the outstanding contribution of this woman to Niagara.

View IWD Award Recipients

Women in Business Awards Nominees

Since 2000, the Women in Business Awards have recognized the outstanding contributions of women in business throughout Niagara.

View WIBA Recipients

Council Members

Julie Rorison

Brock University


Grace Eldajani

Ownera Media Inc

Vice-Chair/Chair of Events

Nicole Regehr

Gillian's Place

Past Chair

Ruth Unrau

Unrau Focus Coach


Corrina Massicotte

Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

Staff Liaison

Lesley Calvin

Lesley Calvin Coaching

Isabella Camillo

Goodman School of Business

Josie Faccini

Niagara Workforce Planning Board

Sheryl L. Johnson

Sullivan Mahoney LLP

N’ora Kalb

Innovate Niagara

Sheryl Matthews

Canadian Tire Corporation

Sarah Pritula

Community Crew

Melanie Sodka

Capacity Creator Corp.

Jaime Turner

FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage

Cheryl Vanditelli

Queen Bean Cafe

Marcia Young

St. John Ambulance

Women in Niagara Corporate Partners

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