Exploring Self-employment is program to assist women evaluate if self-employment is the right path for them.


About the Program

Risks and benefits of self-employment

  • Reasons for becoming self-employed, potential advantages and disadvantages, thinking long term;

Business structures and tax laws

  • Basic understanding of legal differences and regulations;


  • Test your entrepreneurial potential; know your strengths;

Explore business opportunities

  • Generating ideas and identifying opportunities
  • Boost your chances of success when starting a business
  • Do your homework – plan ahead

Program Schedule

To be determined

Program Contacts

Iara Encinas 

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York Region logo      This program is funded through the Regional Municipality of York