With 107 Ventures in 5 countries, we are rounding up the news every 2 weeks to share what’s happening. Engage, share + follow using the hashtag #SheEOmagic to amplify.
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- Femeconomy listed Code Like a Girl among its business networks and resources — SheEO is on the list, too!
- Indigital is a finalist for the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Tech Startup or Scaleup of the Year at the 2021 Lift Off Awards. And it has something exciting in the works for Indigital Schools.
- Lucinda Hartley of Neighbourlytics is speaking at Who Run the World? Female Founders on June 16, and the company is putting on a masterclass on managing change and building back better on June 22.
- Rare Birds highlighted Verve Super, as well as SheEO, in a collection of sites that empower women at work.
- Smack Bang blogged about Verve Super‘s mission of economic empowerment for women and how it positioned its brand to reflect that. Verve also shared a post from member Ella Noah Bancroft on her experiences in decolonising to thrive.
- Queensland’s minister for employment and small business noted a workRestart project to employ up to 200 former prison inmates in an announcement about further funding for social enterprise.
- Yasmin Grigaliunas of World’s Biggest Garage Sale did a Q&A with Pledge 1% about her journey to success.
- The semifinalists for the 2021 CANIE Awards include Teara Fraser of Iskwew Air in the entrepreneur of the year category and RainStick in the product innovation category.
- The Centre for Social Innovation included Magnusmode and Twenty One Toys in its celebration of 17 innovators and innovations.
- Cityline highlighted Satya Organic and Sḵwálwen Botanicals among recommended Indigenous beauty products. (Activator Jenn Harper’s Cheekbone Beauty is highlighted, too.)
- Suzanne Siemens of Aisle co-authored a piece on the need for menstrual equity in The Tyee. Watch The Next Cycle for more.
- Melanie Ang of Backcountry Wok worked with Digital Main Street to up her company’s digital marketing game.
- Pam Fanjoy of Fan/Joy was named to the Vital Voices GROW Fellowship, a global accelerator for women who own businesses and are making a social impact.
- The Globe and Mail highlighted Magnusmode‘s Nadia Hamilton as a Black tech founder to watch in 2021.
- Halton Hills Public Library is one of the latest organizations to partner with Magnusmode to expand the offerings in the MagnusCard app for people with autism or other cognitive impairments.
- Nuvo recommended that its readers support Nada along with five other Canadian B Corps.
- World Rugby, New Zealand Rugby, and Rugby Australia will be using NeuroFlex from Saccade Analytics to diagnose and manage concussions.
- Sisters Sage has launched a YouTube channel to share unboxing videos from Indigenous businesses.
- Cinda Cavich hailed the albacore tuna she received through her Skipper Otto subscription in YAM Magazine.
- Leigh Joseph of Sḵwálwen Botanicals spoke about the importance of the Indigenous Business Award program presented by BC Achievement — nominations are open until June 30.
- SucSeed has become the first company in Newfoundland and Labrador to be certified as a B Corp.
- Erin Millar of The Discourse spoke to Simon Owens about scaling her business model to 34 local news sites as Indiegraf expands into the U.S.
- The Discourse and sister publication IndigiNews have joined a coalition of media outlets to take legal action against the RCMP for restricting journalists’ access to a blockade at Fairy Creek.
- Think Dirty took a closer look at CBD and THC in skincare.
- Twenty One Toys is looking to hire an assistant operations manager.
- Be Alink of Alinker and Sea Briganti of Loliware shared their advice to inventors with The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation.
- Rebecca Percasky of Better Packaging Co. has won $US100,000 from the International Cartier Women’s Initiative, and she got some attention from Vogue Australia for her accomplishments.
- The Hello Cup was featured in PopSugar as a period cup that’s good for your wallet and the planet.
- Activator Suzanne Biegel spoke about SheEO’s expansion to the UK and its investment in companies such as Clothes Doctor in a Daily Mail story on women investing in women.
- Fat Macy’s published a video on how its training academy works.
- Generation Medics got some ink for the expansion of its Virtual Healthcare Academy to introduce more young people to medical careers.
- SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy is speaking about climate tech innovation at a Cornell University event on June 9.
- Kai Frazier of Kai XR is speaking at Re-Envisioning the Immersive Web with WebXR on June 10.
- Miranda Wang of Novoloop participated in a New York Time webinar on supporting net zero through the circular economy. She’ll be part of another circular economy event on June 8.
- Sophia Yen of Pandia Health will be speaking at an event called Let’s Talk Periods on June 9.
- Sisu Global shared a recent webinar on the use of Hemafuse in obstetric emergencies.
- Treehugger honoured Solstice in its Best of Green Awards 2021, noting that it “solves a real problem” by making solar energy available to more people.
- Solstice wrote about the efforts of four Environmental Justice Fellows to plant trees and engage the community on the importance of green spaces in Newburgh, NY.