Projects & Partnerships
CWB Business Incubator Program
This 20-week program is DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society's CWB Business Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs, delivered in partnership with Vancouver Community College and funded by Canadian Western Bank. The program guides immigrant women through the journey of turning their creative talents into their own businesses.
Learn more about CWB Business Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs.
Learn about the business collective created by the participants of the program: Infinity Womenpreneurs.
Three designers with contrasting backgrounds came together to form a collective called RVN. RVN is a Canadian-based company that values ethical and sustainable manufacturing. RVN signature bags and charms are handmade and inspired by a raven’s strength, as well as its curiosity and attraction to bright lustrous objects.
Sewmates Craft is a collective of diverse and creative women who have a passion for sewing and making unique crafts. Established during the Make It! Program, a collaboration between Vancouver Community College and DIVERSEcity, this talented group of women produced an original collection of handmade bags, which are sold in craft markets. Sewmates Craft contributed hundreds of masks to the community in the early times of Covid.
Mama's Hands is a group of diverse women brought together by their passion for cooking and the need for knowledge and experience to run a new business. Established during the Make It! Program, a collaboration between Vancouver Community College and DIVERSEcity, a group of talented women founded Mama’s Hands International Cuisine, a company that values international cuisine and connecting people through food.