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Call for Proposals for Website Redesign for the WBN

By | July 7th, 2021|WBN News|

The WBN is looking for proposals to be submitted by individuals and/or companies interested in redesigning the WBN website. If you are interested in applying, please refer to the complete RFP by clicking here. Submissions close August 31, 2021. If you have any questions please contact Victoria Stewart, VP Operations of the Women's Business Network: victoria@obj.ca

A letter from the WBN President

By | December 18th, 2020|President's View, WBN News|

Dear WBN members,  We’ve nearly made it to the end of 2020. One of the most challenging years I think we are likely to face in our lifetimes. This pandemic has disrupted our workplaces, lives and businesses in ways we could have never imagined. No one is experiencing business as usual. As the world started [...]

WBN Members are Open for Business!

By | August 4th, 2020|WBN News|

The WBN promotes and inspires women in business to develop their brand and grow their careers. The success of our organization is paramount to our member volunteers and their commitment to dedicating a few hours a month on their committees. We are excited to see that many of our members' businesses are continuing to reopen [...]

Call for Proposals for Administrative Support Services to the WBN

By | June 29th, 2020|WBN News|

The WBN is looking for proposals to be submitted by individuals and/or companies interested in providing administrative support services to our organization. If you or anyone in your network is interested in applying, please see the RFP documents for the statement of work here and the evaluation criteria here. Submissions close August 31, 2020. If you have any [...]

President’s Pen: How strategic planning leads to a growth mindset

By | March 1st, 2016|President's View|

The WBN has been in transition over the past 3-4 years - a transition that is due to the adoption of a growth mindset. The WBN leadership made the decision to push for a strategic focus to making changes. As a strategist, I'm a big fan of looking at practically everything from a strategic perspective. Before [...]

President’s Pen: Keep the passion for your business going strong

By | February 1st, 2016|News, President's View|

One of the best parts of owning a business is the opportunity to do what you want to do, often borne of a passion for your chosen work. Finding a fulfilling motivation. A purpose for getting up everyday. Living a professional life with intention. Loving what you do. It would be disingenuous to say that [...]

President’s Pen: The value and importance of a mentor

By | January 4th, 2016|President's View|

Almost three years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting a young woman (just saying that makes me feel my age so much more than usual!) who is exceptionally bright, talented, and lovely to be around. It didn't take long to see that she would go far in her career. At the time we met, [...]

President’s Pen: You, me, and we – making a difference

By | December 1st, 2015|News, President's View|

It’s the time of year when many of us are thinking about making a difference by giving to others. Maybe it’s the thrill of the search for the perfect present. Or maybe you want to give back to a cause you’re passionate about. The WBN and Healthy Women, Healthy Community As a member of the [...]

President’s Pen: The definition of entrepreneur

By | November 2nd, 2015|President's View|

As a network of businesswomen, I'm proud of the diversity in our membership. We have women just starting out in the business world, women who have retired, and pretty much every situation in between. Just attend a Wine Down with us and the wisdom from different perspectives quickly becomes obvious. This month, we're shining a [...]

President’s Pen: The art of selling you and your business

By | October 2nd, 2015|Newsletter, President's View|

September was an exciting and busy month for the WBN! We kicked things off with the launch of our brand new event - The Wine Down. If you didn’t make it out last month, I encourage you to sign up for the October or November Wine Down. The Wine Down format provides the opportunity for [...]

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