Don't miss this game-changing opportunity!

APPLY TO ATTEND OUR FREE STARTUP SELF™ SESSION FOR GIRLS IN THE ottawa AREA

november 18-20, 2019

 We’re changing the game for girls.

Our ambiSHEous™ StartUp Self™ Sessions cover the real-life stuff girls won’t learn in school but need to know to reach their goals.

We show girls how to become whatever and whoever they want to be.

 From making and managing money to politics and social change - get the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to step forward, navigate and succeed. Learn first hand how to turn your ideas into action by collaborating to develop and pitch a small business or social venture.  By combining entrepreneurship training, civics, and leadership development ambiSHEous™ empowers your future in a seriously useful way. 

Ambition is welcome. No previous experience or special skills required.


selection process

This ambiSHEous™ session will take place at Bayview Yards, Ottawa’s leading-edge innovation and entrepreneurship centre.

ambiSHEous™, proudly supported by Interac Corp, is offering our StartUp Self Session FREE OF CHARGE to selected applicants.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

Girls in grades 7-10 are encouraged to apply before October 25, 2019. 

One application per person only.

Participants will be selected on a first-come first-serve basis.   

Successful participants will be notified by email by October 30, 2019. All other applicants will be added to a waiting list.  

The language of instruction is English. Workshop materials will be translated into French. 

Contact us here if you have questions.

 
 

the details

LOCATION

Bayview Yards

7 Bayview Station Rd., Ottawa, ON   

The startup Self™ WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Monday, November 18: 6:00-8:00 pm

  • Icebreaker Evening

 

Tuesday, November 19: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Fuel Your Future: Learn why money matters, how to make it work for you, and what it means to exchange value.

  • Building Blocks: Unpack business basics - spot profit - and learn how to build influence and shape positive change.

  • Brainstorm: Explore the difference between a bright idea and a good business opportunity.

Wednesday, November 20: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Study the Money: Discover the tools you need to develop, plan, and pitch your business or social venture.

  • Brand Building: Use creativity and marketing smarts to bring your new venture to life visually.

  • Launch & Grow: Learn why purpose matters as much as profit, and what it really takes grow.


apply here by october 25, 2019

Please take a few minutes to fill our the following application form.  As the form cannot be saved, it is recommended applicants have all of the required information and submission statement prepared in advance.

ambiSHEous™ believes our StartUp Self™ Sessions offer a valuable experiential learning opportunity. However, please note that this workshop is not a school event.  It is up to parents and guardians of participants to arrange for transportation and time away from school. As such, parents are required to provide contact information and confirm the participant's availability for the workshop.