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A group of women entrepreneur working and discussing around a conference table

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In Canada, the number of female entrepreneurs is growing every year. According to Statistics Canada, by 2019, 15.6% of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were mostly owned by women and they represented 37.4% of the self-employed population. Generating more than $117 billion in economic activity annually, we can see that women are increasingly emerging as key players in economic development.   Read more ›

Woman hands working on a laptop with notebook and coffee

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As a female entrepreneur, you are bound to discover lessons learned and favourite tips from your experiences. A wise person once said that the first act of wisdom is to give good advice, the second is to ask for it and the third is to follow it. While this statement applies to all aspects of life, it resonates even more when it comes to entrepreneurship, which is a field full of surprises and twists.  Read more ›

uOttawa does it again at the 2021 Enactus Canada Regional Exposition

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After taking home three titles in 2020, the Enactus uOttawa team has again distinguished itself at the 2021 Enactus Central Canada Regionals competition. The uOttawa chapter has been awarded Central Canada Regional Champion titles in all three competition pools they competed in. They also brought home the coveted Best Project Idea all pools combined at the Scotiabank Climate Action Challenge.  Read more ›

Your 2021 Telfer Internal Case Competition Winners Are...

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The seventh annual Telfer Internal Case Competition (TICC) sponsored by Avison Young Ottawa took place from March 13th to March 14th, where 60 students met online to compete in a 24-hour digital marketing case. The closing ceremony gala featured Telfer alumna, Liora Raitblat (BCom, 2015), who is a Digital Delivery & Agile Coach at Export and Development Canada and Part-Time Professor at the Telfer School as a guest speaker.  Read more ›

Francophones on campus: A tightly woven community open to all

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This Francophonie Month, Telfer is highlighting the inclusion of the French language and Francophone culture in our community.  Read more ›

Dean Stéphane Brutus Meets Telfer Students at the Casual Fireside Conversation

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The ninth of March marked the first day of Dean Brutus’ journey at the Telfer School of Management. Despite all classes being held online, the new Dean couldn’t wait to get in touch with his new environment: “When I signed my contract I was in Montréal and something was a bit off. The first thing I did on my first day was drive to Ottawa, get the key to my office, and worked from there,” Dean Brutus confessed. “It was important for me to be present and ‘touch’ Telfer and really incarnate the role from day 1. The next step is to get everybody else on campus and get the real feel, give some ‘high fives’ to everybody when it will be allowed, but it was a start,” he added.  Read more ›

Telfer’s French and bilingual clubs make an impact on our Francophone community

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As part of the University of Ottawa, the Telfer School of Management prides itself in offering bilingual opportunities in countless ways within the world’s largest English and French university. Nine out of the eleven Bachelor of Commerce programs are offered in the French, which means a student proficient in English and French can choose to study in English and in French, or in one of these two languages.  Read more ›

Young woman working on a laptop

 |  Category: Student Voice

Nowadays, it’s no secret that the path to entrepreneurship is far from being a walk in the park, and more so for women, who face many more challenges compared to their male counterparts. That being said, there is a growing number of women around the world who are leaving their traditional jobs to work on their own businesses.  Read more ›

Young woman entrepreneur walking down the street

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It is clear that as society evolves, entrepreneurship has emerged as a driving force of our modern economies. Following the various advances in women’s rights and liberation around the world, it was only a matter of time before women began to conquer the entrepreneurial world.   Read more ›

Telfer student studying at home

 |  Category: Student Voice

As a fourth-year student in the Telfer BCom program, I remember vividly how each year at the University of Ottawa, more specifically at Telfer, was like for me. For most students coming into university, it is hard to picture what to expect in your first year, as university is much different than the scheduled routine of high school, regardless of which town, city, or country you graduated from.  Read more ›

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