The StrikeUP 2022 Indigenous Program, in partnership with NACCA, elevates Indigenous entrepreneurs amongst all women entrepreneurs while also providing a dedicated safe space driven by a trusted community for Indigenous women to come together.


Jenn Harper

Founder & CEO
Cheekbone Beauty Cosmetics INC.

Teara Fraser

Founder & CEO
Iskwew Air

Sunshine Tenasco

Pow Wow Pitch

Bernice Clarke

Founder and CEO
Uasau Soap Inc.

Joella Hogan

Founder & CEO
The Yukon Soaps Company

Devon Fiddler

CEO and Chief Changemaker
SheNative Goods Inc.

Leigh Joseph

Founder & CEO
Sḵwálwen Botanicals

Lynn-Marie Angus

Co-Founder & Co-Owner
Sister's Sage




10:00 AM ET

Opening Remarks

Welcome & conference overview.

10:15 AM ET

Right Your Story: It Starts with a Decision

How to reclaim your story and be the change through building your business.

10:45 AM ET

Future-Proofing: Fireside Chat with Joanna Griffiths, Founder of Knix

How to enter and succeed in a saturated industry.

11:15 AM ET

Workshop: How to Fund Your Business

Choosing the right funding mix for your business success.

12:00 PM ET

Decision Points: Your Edge to Success

How to approach key strategic decisions, from the tiny to the tremendous.

2:00 PM ET

Learning Lab: Building an Indigenous-Led Business