Breaking barriers for Women's Entrepreneurship - ATB
Meet the Director of Women's Entrepreneurship and Indigenous Relations Advisory Circle member at ATB Financial, Shannon Pestun. Shannon’s commitment to advocating for women’s economic empowerment has been widely recognized even by the Government of Canada’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Expert Panel where she advises on a range of issues, including identifying and providing options to solve gaps in services and supports available to women entrepreneurs in Canada.
Most recently, Shannon joined the Advisory Board for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WED) in Canada. So why is there such a need for such initiatives? How are Barriers been broken to enhance the opportunities for women leaders to grow their business?
We sit down with Barbara McKenzie from Business Link to learn about the organization that has been around since 1996 and is the helping individuals start, run and navigate a successful Business in Alberta.