Workshop: Market and fund access for women entrepreneurs presented by EDC


November 17


02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

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Invest Ottawa Education Centre


Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Presented by Invest Ottawa Partner,

About this Webinar

More Canadian women entrepreneurs today are harnessing the benefits of selling their goods and services beyond our borders and there’s a great deal of potential for more to do so. Selling internationally is an important driver of economic growth and innovation, and accessing new markets can help women-owned businesses open doors to peer connections, new diversified consumers, development of new products and services ideas, and access to diversity and talent on a global scale. Join EDC live for a virtual workshop on Tuesday, Nov.17, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m. ET to learn how you can adapt during these unusual times to grow your business with confidence and realize your global potential.

Watch to learn about:

  • Financial solutions–How EDC can help you sell internationally and provide support during COVID-19.
  • Selecting a market – Understanding processes, available tools and strategies to narrow and choose your first global market.
  • Building an export plan–How to apply for grants and government programs.
  • Incoterms–Delivery of services and rules.
  • Methods of payment – Gain an overview of international trade finance.


Chris O’Donnell, Senior Account Manager

Chris is a Senior Account Manager with a focus on supporting Ottawa and Northeastern Ontario based companies within the technology sector with their international trade challenges. A Graduate of Bishop’s University, Chris has almost 18 years of EDC experience in a variety of Economics, Human Resources and Business Development related roles.

Jennifer Cooke, Corporate Lead – Women in Trade at EDC

As EDC’s Corporate Lead for Women in Trade, Jennifer is focused specifically on developing and executing EDC’s national strategy to help more women entrepreneurs access new markets to grow and scale. Jennifer is a graduate of the HBA program at the Richard Ivey School of Business and has been a champion with EDC since 2010. Before joining EDC Jennifer had 16 years of professional experience in various finance, sales and account management roles.

Emiliano Introcaso, Export Help Advisor

Emiliano has close to two decades of experience working with manufacturers and exporters looking to increase their global growth by providing them with support and guidance in all things export. His strategy not only focuses on navigating companies through the complexities of global supply chains but also in the small details that can make or break an international trade transaction.

About EDC

At Export Development Canada (EDC), we are committed to helping Canadians companies of all sizes grow their business through international trade by offering export knowledge as well as insurance and financial support, in both good times and bad. For more in formation of how EDC is helping companies like yours expand internationally, even during these exceptional times, visit



2020-11-17 14:00:00 2020-11-17 15:00:00 America/Toronto Workshop: Market and fund access for women entrepreneurs presented by EDC Learn how Export Development Canada (EDC) can help you enter new markets and learn best practices for selling internationally during COVID. Webinar
Details Date: Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Cost: Registration: Venue: Webinar Organizer: Invest Ottawa Education Centre