Online Business Women Community To Promote Women In Business


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Canadian Business Chicks are an online initiative started by Monica Kretschmer. This Calgary based online community is gaining nationwide attention. The ambassadors of this group are trying to promote women in all sectors of business in the country.

Kretschmer, the founder, and CEO, said that they are reaching out to business leaders and influencers through networking. Even though they may be the part of smaller groups they can get connected to larger or diverse group of businesswomen in the country.

Kretschmer said that these women want to do something meaningful and want to get connected to other business-minded women. Canadian Business Chicks provides a platform for businesswomen to make the right connections and find the mentors and make them deserving of awards.

Canadian Business Chicks is following the footsteps of other programs created by famous politicians like Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau. Kretschmer feels that business leaders, politicians, and influencers do not take necessary action there will not be any change.

The group provides Women of Inspiration Award to recognize women of inspiration. Members of the group can nominate women in 12 business categories.

Kretschmer said that they are getting nominations from different parts of Canada and they are giving attention to people who are working really hard.

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About the Author: Bob Cooper

Bob Cooper is Canadian Business Tribune''s senior editor. He is also a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and a bestselling author. He lives in London Ontario and covers the intersection of money, politics and finance. He appears periodically on national television shows and has been published in (among others) The National Post, Politico, The Atlantic, Harper’s,, Vice and He also has served as a journalist and consultant on documentaries for CBC and Global News . In 2014, he was the winner of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' investigative journalism award, and the winner of the Izzy Award for Journalism from Ithaca College's Park Center for Independent Media. He was also a finalist for UCLA's Gerald R. Loeb Award and Syracuse University's Mirror Award. Before becoming a journalist in 2006, Sirota worked in Washington for, among others, U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Minority Staff and the Center for American Progress.

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