Business Incubator for Women Makers and Creators

CWB Business Incubator for Women Makers and Creators

Turn your talent into entrepreneurship

Are you a maker? A designer? A creator? Have you wondered how to turn your skills into self-employment business opportunities? Join this 20+ week business incubator, funded by Canadian Western Bank, for intercultural women to learn how.

As a participant of the CWB Business Incubator for Women Makers and Creators, you will:

  • Explore and develop business opportunities for your creative talents
  • Get one-to-one support from our self-employment specialists
  • Learn business basics and operations at our informative workshops
  • Test out your product or idea in the marketplace
  • Build a peer network with other women entrepreneurs
  • Receive ongoing support as you launch your business, either  independently or in a collective business model

Upcoming sessions

Sessions will be held online via Zoom and in small in-person groups. Current cohorts include:

March 17, 2021 to July 21, 2021
Wednesdays, 10 am – 3 pm
May 25, 2021 to July 27, 2021
Wednesdays, 10 am – 1 pm
(Sewing Focus)


Preference will be given to intercultural women who have marketable maker skills and product ideas and are legally entitled to work in Canada.


Submit your application to or via referral from a settlement worker or case manager. For more information, contact 604-547-1662.


Program made possible with funding from Canadian Western Bank


In partnership with:


CWB Women Makers and Creators Award 2021

Apply now for our inaugural awards for creative women businesses!