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Forget Gender Gaps

I wish I could say I was surprised by the results of a recently published survey by Actua, a Canadian charity focused on inspiring youth to get excited about the STEM fields in general and coding and programming in particular. But one of their key findings, that more than 50 percent of boys were interested in careers involving coding or programming vs. 27 percent of girls, I felt like I…

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September 21, 2017

Activator Spotlight: Golnaz Golnaraghi

“I derive meaning from radical generosity in a few ways. First and foremost, meaning comes from belonging to a radically generous community of like-minded women. As an immigrant who has been living in Canada since the early 1980’s, I’ve challenged and resisted the discourses of exclusion and difference imposed on us daily, particularly for Muslim women — yet the reality is, that I’ve felt subtle (and sometimes not so subtle)…

September 13, 2017

WTF Wednesday #1

The SheEO team has been encouraging me to start a regular WTF Wednesday’s post. I tend to rant in silence or in the office, or in a car, or to my husband, to friends, uhm, I rant a LOT, I guess, but I rarely do it out loud. When Emily, our new Comms person joined the team she scheduled an hour of “smash the patriarchy” into my calendar each week.…

August 21, 2017

Dream big this Eclipse

Today is a big day. The Great American Eclipse is a time to manifest what you want for the next six months. Take a moment today to dream big (as big as you can for yourself and/or your business), write it down and put it out there. We will be dreaming today individually and as a team.

July 12, 2017

SheEO Venture Update – July 2017

In this issue, check out the latest news from five of our SheEO Ventures! They’ve been up to incredible things and we’re so excited to share their journey with you. New mindsets, new models, new solutions, and now a new look! SheEO has an updated website and video that we would love for you to check out and share! Finally, learn about what happens when 500 women take City Hall…

June 24, 2017

Activator Spotlight: Theresa Gattung

“I love the fact that SheEO is a business but it is a combination of for profit and for good” -Theresa Gattung Meet Theresa Gattung, the woman behind the forthcoming launch of SheEO in New Zealand. We recently talked with Theresa, powerhouse Kiwi SheEO, best-selling author, and co-founder of the food delivery business, My Food Bag. Theresa lives in New Zealand, has frequently been on the Forbes lists of most powerful…

June 14, 2017


Recently, Vicki attended C2MTL in Montreal. C2 brings together Commerce and Creativity to explore trends, opportunities, disruptions and major shifts on the horizon. Every year, this is where more than 5000 decision makers and creative minds unite collectively shape, experience, and challenge the future of business. Vicki hosted a roundtable with key decision-makers in the female entrepreneurship and innovation space. 2016 Canadian SheEO Venture Barb Alinker also attended – here are…

June 9, 2017

Crowdsourced Resources for Entrepreneurs

Starting your own business can be challenging, and navigating the ever-evolving entrepreneurial landscape can be even more daunting. What are the best resources out there to get advice, look for funding, find partners, or build a marketing plan? At SheEO, we believe in the power of our network so we’re turning it over to YOU – our followers, Ventures, and Activators to crowdsource the best resources out there for early…

June 2, 2017

SheEO at #TWEF17

On June 1 we welcomed 500+ women to Toronto’s City Hall Council Chambers for the first time ever! The day was filled with heart, grit, and some incredible learning. We had women from all ages, stages, and backgrounds who each brought something unique to the day. Thanks to the amazing energy on social media all day, #TWEF17 was trending on Twitter in Toronto! You can recap the day by searching…

May 30, 2017

Podcast: Vicki Saunders on Thinking Like a SheEO

Recently Vicki sat down with Dr. Gautam Gulati, the host of the “That’s Unusual” Podcast. “That’s Unusual” uncovers the untold stories behind the world’s most interesting people. On this episode, Vicki talks with Dr. G about her purpose filled journey, why venture capital and traditional funding models have mostly failed women, an inside look at the SheEO strategy, several success stories from her portfolio, and even key principles from her popular book, Think…

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