Applications are now being accepted for the 6 week Activate HER PEI Program!


Program Start: January 20, 2022

Activate HER PEI – Start-up program for women

Are you a woman entrepreneur in the planning stage or process of starting your own business?

PEIBWA, through the support of the Atlantic Canadian Women in Growth Partnership is excited to offer a NEW six–week program for women looking to start a new business. 

From ideation to implementation

  • This six-week facilitated program is for women from across Prince Edward Island wanting to start a new business. The program will take participants through the steps of creating a solid business plan, while providing additional resources to help take your concept from ideation to implementation. 
  • Activate HER PEI Start-up Program will be facilitated at the Rural Women’s Business Centre in Central Bedeque, and there will be an opportunity for virtual participation for those who cannot attend in person.
  • Designated workspace is available at the Rural Women’s Business Centre exclusively for Accelerator and Start-up program participants. This includes a fully equipped workspace, private offices, and areas for networking with other program participants. Flexible after-hours access will be available upon request.

Shelley Jessop, Director, Rural Women’s Business Centre

(902) 887-3171  /


Rose FitzPatrick, PEI Project Coordinator, Atlantic Canadian Women in Growth Partnership Project

(902) 393-0306 /