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Good News Stories

  • Natalie, Waterloo Co-op Student

    My name is Natalie and I was a community engagement assistant at the Niagara Women’s Enterprise Center (NWEC) from September to December 2021 on a co-op contract. I created visual resources for different audiences, such as donors, board members, as well as the general public. I also assisted with planning and executing NWEC’s Giving Tuesday campaign with the creation of multiple graphics, which was a huge success! My big project of the te...
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  • Thank you by Pauline

    Thank you Ontario Trillium Foundation for creating the opportunity for Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre to help women like Pauline on their learning, employment and entrepreneurial journeys. For more stories from women like Pauline, please visit: https://www.nwec.ca/impact Pauline's Story
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  • Thank you by Naomie

    Thank you to our generous funders for helping Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre to support women like Naomi on their learning, employment and entrepreneurial journeys.  Naomi's Story
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  • Thank you by Sam

    Thank you to our generous funders for helping Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre to support women like Sam on their learning, employment and entrepreneurial journeys. Sam's Story
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  • Thank you by Spark Niagara

    Thank you to our generous funders for supporting Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre in developing new partnerships with organizations like Spark in our endeavors to help women on their learning, employment and entrepreneurial journeys. For more stories of inspiration and impact, please visit: https://www.nwec.ca/impact Spark's Story
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  • Thank you: Melissa's Story

    Before I started the Virtual Assistant and CodePink, coding for women, programs with Niagara Women’s Enterprise Center, I was a stay-at-home mom for almost 10 years and was on ODSP. Making ends meet was difficult most months and I needed to make a change in my life that was positive and gave me more control over my finances.I found out about NWEC through the work program at ODSP/OW. When I started asking about educational programs in the re...
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  • Thank you: Michelle's Story

    How  Niagara Women’s Enterprise Center Has Inspired and Impacted my Life. When I was 53 years old, last year, my life was on a stand still. I was and still on Ontario Disability Support Program for my income. Being on a pension these days doesn’t get you very far. An agency that I am affiliated with had a retreat, and the retreat was all about going back to work and or school while receiving a pension. I had no idea that I coul...
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  • Thank you: Lisa's Story

    I became involved in NWEC in early 2020.  The last few years have been rough on me due to my health.  I decided I needed to start to make changes in my life and got on google.  I somehow found the NWEC and emailed for information.  I quickly got a meeting with Brenda and had my intake.     I graduated from the program in June 2020. From my experience in the program,  I realized I can do ...
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  • Thank you : Valentine's Story

    Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre provides safe space for me to explore who I am and what I truly want without judgement or pressure.  Courses Brenda Martin set up with the incomparable Victoria Peel and through Contact North let me learn at my own pace.  Psychotherapist Jane Bradley helps me understand how to get past blocks from my past.  LIGHTUP coach Andrea Wick empowers me to accept what skills I do and don't want to use, ...
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