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RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur awards

key dates

Nominations Open:
Nominations Closed

Nominations Deadline:
Nominations Closed

Applications Deadline:
Applications Closed

Finalist Announcement: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Virtual Awards Gala:
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

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The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards is the premier national awards program celebrating the achievements of the most successful in this inspiring group. For 29 years, the awards have shone a spotlight on Canada’s most accomplished and impactful women who have demonstrated excellence — from economic growth to social change, from local to global reach, across multiple sectors. We are honoured to continue to highlight the collective impact of this group of entrepreneurs on our country.



winners & finalists

Meet the 2020 Winners

Excellence Award

Mandy Farmer
Accent Inns Inc.


Innovation Award

Nicole Neuman
Synergy Engineering Ltd

Start Up Award

Sahar Saidi
LUS Brands

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Micro-Business Award

Connie Lo and Laura Burget
Three Ships

RBC Momentum Award

Desirée Bombenon

Social Change Award

Sylvia Parris-Drummond
Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute

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