NLOWE’s 20th Annual Provincial Conference Goes Local

NLOWE’s annual provincial conference, now in its 20th year, has become the premiere professional development event for women business owners in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Over the past two decades, we have witnessed the growth of women-owned businesses in our province and the development of world-class expertise right here at home. This year, we are pleased to be showcasing this homegrown talent with a full roster of local women business owners.

Drivers of Growth Action Plan: Working together for change

NLOWE’s Drivers of Growth forums resulted in an Action Plan, to be released in May, that will outline practical recommendations to shape policy and create change. It will focus on the two themes that were discussed at the economic forums: increasing the number of women in senior leadership positions, and growing the number of female-owned businesses and scaling existing companies owned by women.

Nalcor Energy’s Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Nalcor recently launched a Women’s Leadership Network, focused on supporting career development and advancement for women at the company. For Nalcor, diversity and inclusion is a priority. Jim Keating, Chair of Nalcor Energy’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, says that as the company continues to evolve, diversity is increasingly being recognized as a business imperative.