The Honourable Mélanie Joly to Speak at YES’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series 2018-08-29

YES, a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive services to job seekers, entrepreneurs and artists in Quebec is hosting Minister Mélanie Joly at the launch of the organization’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. The launch is taking place at SAP Labs – Montreal (111 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa #9000, Montreal, QC H3C 2M1) on Wednesday, August 29 2018 from 6:30pm -9:00pm, and will highlight female entrepreneurship in the STEM industry, ‘Womenpreneurs in STEM’.



 















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John Aylen Communications

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Xaphan Group

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SAP Labs Canada Inc.

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VMRay

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly to Speak at YES’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Montreal, QC., August 29, 2018: YES, a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive services to job seekers, entrepreneurs and artists in Quebec is hosting Minister Mélanie Joly at the launch of the organization’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. The launch is taking place at SAP Labs – Montreal (111 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa #9000, Montreal, QC H3C 2M1) on Wednesday, August 29 2018 from 6:30pm -9:00pm, and will highlight female entrepreneurship in the STEM industry, ‘Womenpreneurs in STEM’. 

Minister Joly is scheduled to deliver opening remarks, during which she will speak about the vitality of the English speaking community, and the importance of their contribution to the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Quebec. Minister Joly will also address the critical importance of female entrepreneurship. 

Mr. Aki Tchitacov, YES’s new Executive Director is scheduled to deliver remarks as well, followed by a panel discussion among a number of leading female entrepreneurs, including Elisabeth Laett (President and ED, Xaphan Group), Vanessa Cherenfant (Managing Director, SadaxTech), and Josette-Renee Landry (Founder and CEO, Streamline Genomics). 

The panel discussion is moderated by SAP Canada’s COO, Cindy Fagen, and will offer an in-depth insight to female entrepreneurship in Quebec. The panelists will also share lessons-learned and available resources to female entrepreneurs. 

‘Womenpreneurs in STEM’ is the first installment of YES’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, and it is part of the organization’s on-going efforts to support and engage the entrepreneurship community in Quebec. The Series will continue to offer an engaging and intimate environment for entrepreneurs to learn from seasoned professionals, to share their thoughts and questions, and to network with their counterparts in Quebec’s entrepreneurial community.  

The Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is designed to inform, to inspire, and to connect the entrepreneurship community. 

ABOUT YES: YES is a non-profit organization with a mission of providing support services to help Quebecers find employment and start businesses. Over the past two decades, YES has been instrumental in helping to launch thousands of businesses in Quebec through business coaching, daytime/evening workshops and seminars. Services are offered to entrepreneurs of all ages and all business phases, all over Quebec.

 
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Catherine Brisindi
Director of Marketing and Special Events
514-878-9788 ext. 322
cbrisindi@yesmontreal.ca   
Aki Tchitacov
Executive Director
514-878-9788 ext. 301
atchitacov@yesmontreal.ca