Upcoming PARO Events

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PARO Summit Gala 2023 will celebrate women entrepreneurs from across Ontario – their courage, their tenacity, their brilliance, their strength. We would like to invite you to participate in this dynamic event- Empowering Women in Business.

PARO exists to serve and empower women entrepreneurs.  The PARO Summit Gala 2023 will be an evening filled with elegance, recognition, and celebration, taking place on November 23, 2023 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott in Thunder Bay, ON.

The PARO Summit Gala 2023 aims to honor excellence, creativity, and achievements while empowering women in business, supporting gender equality and self-care. We will recognize the outstanding contributions of women in business and the organizations who have made a significant impact in their communities.

The evening’s program promises entertainment, a captivating keynote speaker Jessica Moorhouse who will deliver her talk Money On My Mind How to Shift from a Scarcity to Abundance Money Mindset, an exciting tradeshow featuring vendors from across Ontario and an evening Awards Ceremony and Gala. Earlier in the day, we will hold the PARO Annual General Meeting 2023.

We look forward to seeing you there!

PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise offers a variety of events throughout the year. Our aim is to help women develop their knowledge, skills and networks through workshops, training, coaching and conferences. Make it your habit to regularly check our events calendar, and don’t forget to bring your business cards!

Workshops are available online and anyone who registers can get access to the playback! Register at makingadifference@paro.ca

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Calling all PAROBiz and PARO Circle Members! 

Did you know that you and your circle are part of the largest women’s Peer Lending Circle Network in North America? Your membership as part of this wonderful ecosystem of #womensupportingwomen has many perks including peer support, microfunding and PARO’s networking opportunities, events, webinars and other educational resources that you have already have access through as a #proudPAROwoman. 

Now, we are introducing something extra special for you: Business Education 101 at your fingertips… instantly, any day, any time! 

PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise is excited to offer a new online training program to its PAROBiz members, and peer lending circles all across Ontario. Offered by GoForth Institute, this one-stop-shop program provides access to education for women to start and grow their businesses through online streaming video education. This is a value-add service to support PARO’s Circle Members, and PAROBiz members in pivoting their businesses in the wake of Covid-19 and beyond, and they are completely online to allow for flexibility to accommodate our busy schedules! 

Available at no cost to PARO Clients, as funds are available.  Apply today!

To Apply Please visit our Client Portal

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