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.
The bursary is used for participation in the Accelerate Civic Leadership+ program, which encourages civic leadership and positive change within the Niagara Region by developing the capabilities of aspiring leaders who care about the community. Applicants should be aspiring mid-career professionals or entrepreneurs looking to grow in their chosen career. They should also possess a clear capacity for leadership, a commitment to volunteerism, and have the capacity to fully commit to the program.
|Year||First Name||Last Name||Bursary Sponsor|
|2015||Tolu||Adegbusi||Lancaster, Brooks & Welch LLP|
|2016||Haley||Bateman||International Women's Day|
|2017||Laura||Hughes||International Women's Day|
|2018||Katherine||MacCabe||International Women's Day|
|2019||Talia||Storm||International Women's Day|
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