Upcoming PARO Events

THRIVE - Prospering PARO Women

THRIVE; Prospering PARO Women is a celebration of accomplishments and a great learning opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs and scaling business professionals! This motivating event is packed with workshops, a one of a kind PARO Showcase, engaging networking opportunities, and an exceptional Keynote luncheon featuring Cheekbone Beauty’s founder Jenn Harper, and a second Keynote featuring comic, all with the goal of helping women prosper as entrepreneurs.

THRIVE; Prospering PARO Women will provide inspiration, and tools on how to collaborate, strengthen and grow women’s businesses. At PARO, our diversity is our strength; our events are cultivated to meet the unique needs of all women including Indigenous, Francophone, 2SLGBTQ, women who identify with disability and New Canadians. This event is open to all people- women, men, youth, as well as local organizations and government representatives who wish to show their support for enterprising women everywhere!

PARO Circle Up! Networking!

Do you like the idea of building and growing your business?
Join us in this networking event to meet like-minded entrepreneurs and form your own PARO Peer Lending & Support Circle. Be part of the largest women-centered community of women entrepreneurs in Ontario with +200 circles!
We invite you to think about what you would want in your circle: peer mentors, networking, connection, and new tools added to your business.
To register and join this relaxed and casual event, please email businessgrowth3@paro.ca
Don’t worry if you’re unable to attend this month. We will be holding Circle Networking Events on the last Thursday of every month.

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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