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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.

Strategic Plan

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

In June 2021, WIN Council hosted a hackathon to focus on solutions and get women back to work, school, and leadership here in Niagara. We started with a look at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce She-Covery strategy which critical findings include recommendations for leadership and accountability, safe and affordable child care, workforce development, flexible work and entrepreneurship.

This brief lays out a path to Ontario’s “she-covery” in Niagara by examining data on the gendered labour market impacts of the pandemic and offering policy solutions to confront both immediate and longer-term challenges. Throughout this, an intersectional lens is essential to ensure no women are left behind.

Read the full Hackathon Report

@GNCC_WIN Women In Niagara

Women in Niagara News

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