Breaking Barriers, Building Businesses: Our Commitment to Women Entrepreneurs

Through Leveling It Up, CEED is committed to delivering inclusive programming and skills development opportunities to support diverse/intersectional and/or Underserved women in Canada.



Empowering Diverse/Intersectional and/or Under-served Women: The Ultimate Support System for Your Business Growth

Our mission is to empower Diverse/Intersectional and/or Under-served Women entrepreneurs by providing them with the tools, knowledge, and connections to take their businesses to the next level.

Whether you need mentorship, training, or networking opportunities when starting, maintaining, and growing your businesses. We’ve got you covered.


Delivered by: Restorative Approach

Date(s): May 7, 2024    
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Atlantic Time          

This workshop series helps women entrepreneurs to deepen their capacity to work relationally. The Restorative Approaches to Business Relationships for Clients Relationships is a 3-hour workshop focused on what it means to be restorative managing relationship with your clients: how can you listen more deeply to the pains of your clients? how do you know when people feel seen and heard? how can you deepen your skills to show up to hard conversations in good ways?

Delivered by: Twirp Communications

Date(s): May 20, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Atlantic Time

This three-hour interactive workshop is designed to teach the fundamentals of setting up a manageable social media strategy for a small business. The focus will be on choosing content and strategies that you are ready willing and able to commit to without overwhelming already busy schedules. This workshop includes a co-branded printable/fillable workbook.

Delivered by: CEED

Date(s): May 2, 2024 - June 20, 2024 Time: 12:00 pm Atlantic Time      

An 8 weeks program tailored to meet the needs of potential founders pursuing a venture not sure how to plan, launch or finance it.

We're Leveling It Up!

The WES Ecosystem Fund project focuses on supporting Diverse/Intersectional and/or Under-served Women entrepreneurs. Our goal is to empower women by addressing specific gaps and providing them with the support they need to succeed.

We’ve got an extensive range of skill development courses available along with our team of knowledgeable experts who will guide and support every step on this empowering journey – together let’s level it up!

Unlock Exclusive Benefits, if Eligible – 


Comprehensive Skill Development

Access a diverse range of courses designed for every stage of your business journey.

Personalized Mentorship

Engage in one-on-one guidance from industry experts

Interactive Workshops

Participate in complimentary business hours and workshops

Resourceful Community

Join a supportive network for peer collaboration and valuable resources

Join Leveling It Up today and start your journey to success.

Don’t let limited resources, lack of support, or systemic barriers hold you back.
Empowering diverse/Intersectional and/or Under-served Women entrepreneurs
Addressing specific gaps to support women's success in business


Insights and Inspiration for Women Entrepreneurs on the Rise

What Our Participants Are Saying​

“The LIU program works wonders in creating communities within the courses, it’s been a great way to network with other business owners and share ideas and create relationships. I would absolutely recommend the program to anyone starting their entrepreneurship journey!”

Gina Martin

“CEED’s/LIU program gave me access to experienced presenters with high quality information on the topics that matter to us as early stage founders. There is no substitute for being able to ask a real person questions when you are just starting out building a new business.”

Shelley Montreuil

“I’m incredibly thankful for the acceptance into Ceed’s opportunities that enable women like me to enhance our confidence and knowledge in business development. Heartfelt appreciation for the incredible support I’ve experienced during my participation in the programs. “

LIU Participant

“It has been a pleasure to be embraced by an empowering group of people all passionate about providing ways for entrepreneurs to succeed.  I feel like the facets of my business have been heard and understood, and that my needs for education and technical support can be brought forward. I am enjoying the newfound friendships and advisors.”

Michelle Greenwell