June 30

Viewpoint: COVID-19 May Turn Back the Clock on Women’s Entrepreneurship

By Wendy Cukier

The Canadian government responded to the COVID-19 crisis in record time. It launched programs that would normally take months or even years in a matter of days. At the same time, it’s important to recognize systemic barriers to women and diverse groups are being exacerbated in the crisis.

To support them, we need to bring a gender and diversity lens to our responses, or else decades of hard-won gains will be lost.

Photo courtesy of Obi Onyeador.

Source: The Conversation (link opens in a new window)

business development, innovation, women entrepreneurs