StrikeUP 2022 opens registration to women entrepreneurs across Canada

Founders of Knix, Cheekbone Beauty, Love Good Fats headline Canada’s digital conference for women entrepreneurs

January 10, 2022 – Women entrepreneurs across Canada can now register for free to participate in StrikeUP 2022, hosted by Northumberland CFDC in partnership with The Scotiabank Women Initiative® and Export Development Canada. StrikeUP 2022 is a free digital conference on March 3, 2022, featuring keynotes, panels, workshops, learning labs, chatrooms, networking and support resources as the kick-off and signature event to launch International Women’s Month. 

The theme of StrikeUP 2022 is ‘Decision Points’, supporting women entrepreneurs through critical decisions at various stages in their entrepreneurial journey. Featured speakers include Joanna Griffiths, Founder and CEO of Knixwear; Jennifer Harper, Founder and CEO Cheekbone Beauty; Suzie Yorke, Founder and CEO of Love Good Fats; Teara Fraser, Founder and CEO of Iskwew Air; and Amber Mac, President of Amber Mac Media Inc.

“StrikeUP 2022 will bring together 5,000 women entrepreneurs and 150 partners with a united vision of equity and inclusive economic growth through entrepreneurship,” said Wendy Curtis, Executive Director of Northumberland CFDC and Co-Founder of StrikeUP. “This year’s program creates an inclusive and welcoming space for women entrepreneurs with a focus on taking decisive action at the personal, business and collective level to build a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable future.”

StrikeUP 2022 is available with French captions and simultaneous sign interpretation. Visit for full conference details and free registration.

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