Upcoming Events





For over 25 years, PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise has offered a successful program design that fosters mentorship and funding opportunities for female business owners. In a recent press release, mentorship was cited as one of the most effective ways to support a growing business, with 70% of small businesses, reporting surviving past five years – double the survival rate of non-mentored businesses.

Elizabeth Verwey is an experienced mentor who has helped over 1200 business owners GROW their business. She is the founder of Office Mentors and Spoken Lives: Stories Women Share. She recently became a Business Growth Advisor for PARO in the Toronto area. At this webinar, Elizabeth will identify the key reasons why mentorship works.

Nefry Falla, PARO's Peer Lending Circle Program Manager, will provide an overview of PARO's Mentorship Program and provide insights regarding how you can build a successful mentorship solution that empowers you to pursue your dreams.

Cathy Ireland, PARO's Business Growth Advisor for Northumberland will facilitate this event. Cathy's early experience as a Business Development Professional provided an opportunity for her to witness mentorship on a broad international scale when she worked on Canada's First Women's Summit hosted by the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC.

Join us to learn how mentorship can make a difference for you and your business.

Register here: http://ow.ly/Zd8h50BSw0k 



Virtual Networking for Ontario-wide Businesswomen

About this Event

This evening event brings together like-minded women in business, and entrepreneurs to connect, and share experiences to inspire you!

We will chat about the importance of support networks for women in business and women entrepreneurs, to provide practical guidance for your business and how you can take advantage of local support groups to grow your network and develop your business.

Date: October 29, 2020 | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Virtually, a Zoom link will be provided once you register! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/paro-networking-circle-up-tickets-124415800007