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The Original Entrepreneurs – Telfer’s Indigenous Youth Discovery Day Wealthier

Are you an Indigenous high-school student and thinking of starting your own business? Or about a career in business? Join us!

Date & Time

May 10, 2024


Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building, 4th floor
Camille Villeneuve Room (DMS 4101)
4th floor
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario


Isabelle Décarie


Please contact us if you have any particular accessibility requirements or dietary restrictions.

Hear stories from Indigenous entrepreneurs!

Learn about starting your own business!


Join us on the uOttawa's campus for a day of entrepreneurial discovery and inspiration with local Indigenous entrepreneurs on Friday, May 10th. Develop your business acumen by creating a robust business plan, whether for your innovative idea or a community initiative.

Meet current Telfer business students, alumni and Indigenous entrepreneurs.  “The Original Entrepreneurs: Telfer’s Indigenous Youth Discovery Day” is open to Indigenous students in grades 9-12, who wish to explore entrepreneurship or who simply want to see first-hand what business school is like.     

The day is presented by Telfer grad and entrepreneur, Taylor Fox (BCom ’15), who started her own business, Commanda Collective, and will be joined by students and alumni who are Indigenous or entrepreneurs themselves.  


  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided;
  • Transport is available;
  • The program will be presented in English.


An interactive day for Indigenous youth; presented by The Telfer School of Management.

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