ambiSHEous™ is coming to Sudbury!

APPLication process

In partnership with Ian MacDonald Medicine and the Greater Sudbury Public Library, ambiSHEous™ is pleased to offer our flagship StartUp Self Workshop this coming August, 8-9, 2017.

The application period is NOW CLOSED.

Girls entering grades 7-9 are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be invited to join the workshop on the strength of their submission and notified by June 3, 2017 if they have been selected. All other applicants will be added to a waiting list.

Participation is free of charge, thanks to the generous support of Ian MacDonald Medicine and the Greater Sudbury Public Library.

Workshop Details:

Learn the real-life stuff they don't teach you in school.  From making and managing money to politics and social change - get the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to step forward and lead. 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 fun and friendly way. 

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

Day 1: Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 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.   

Day 2: Wednesday, August 9, 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.


Main Branch                                   74 MacKenzie St.
Sudbury, ON
P3C 4X8


ADD your name to our waiting list

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

Parents are required to provide contact information and confirm the participant's availability for the workshop, August 8-9, 2017.

Parent/Guardian's Name *
Parent/Guardian's Name
Applicant Name *
Applicant Name
Entering Grade *
Please list your hobbies, interests, and extracurricular activities.
Please share your personal goals and ambitions. Tell us what kind of future you dream about and why you would like to participate.
Please provide the name and email address of an adult other than your parents who will support your application. Consider asking a coach, teacher, or neighbour to act as your reference.
Choose one
Confirmation of Availability *
To be completed by a parent or guardian.