MEDIA ADVISORY: Feminine Capital: Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2015

The Telfer School of Management of the University of Ottawa invites the media to a panel discussion on women's entrepreneurship. Panellists will discuss the impact of technology and policy on the ecosystem for women business owners.

This event will also mark the launch of a book titled Feminine Capital: Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs by Telfer faculty members Barbara Orser and Catherine Elliott. The authors take a fresh look at the intersection between entrepreneurship and feminism, documenting how female entrepreneurs are infusing business practice with new values while levelling the economic landscape, one venture at a time.

WHAT: Panel discussion and book launch
WHEN: Monday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Desmarais Building, Room 4101 (55 Laurier Avenue East | map)

Panellists:
Teri Kirk, founding president, The Funding Portal Inc.
Janet Longmore, founding president, Digital Opportunities Trust
Kathleen Kemp, 2015 Enactus National Winner, co-founder Cigbins


Media inquiries

Danika Gagnon
Media Relations Officer
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981
Cell: 613-863-7221
danika.gagnon@uOttawa.ca

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