Your Way: Women's Entrepreneurship Program

The YOUR WAY Program is designed to offer individual and group-based support to women entrepreneurs or aspiring women entrepreneurs who are racialized, newcomers or have a disability. The program is delivered in partnership with St. Lawrence College and the City of Kingston and is part of the WE-CAN project.

Your Way activities include:

  • College-level business training from St. Lawrence College leading to a micro-credential
  • For those pursuing food-related businesses, culinary training + access to a commercial kitchen at St Lawrence College
  • Individual and group-based support to develop a business plan
  • Mentoring & support from established entrepreneurs and relevant experts
  • Relevant workshops and peer-support
  • Individual support from the KEYS Women's Entrepreneurship Facilitator
  • Branding & Marketing advice


To be eligible to participate in our program you must:

  • Self-identify as a racialized, immigrant or disabled woman
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Have an English level CLB 3+
  • Have experienced difficulties to start or grow your business
  • Able to commit to all project activities over a 3-6 month period


Your Way participants are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact KEYS today for more information!



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DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Friday, Dec. 2nd from 3pm to 7pm

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