Uplift, empower, advance. When women in business come together, what is it they can’t achieve? Facilitated by experienced female leaders in the local business community, come together with others to address barriers, create solutions, and break them! New opinions and ideas from outside perspectives will be discovered, while action plans and new connections will be formed.

Calling all Women-Identified and Gender Non-Binary Business Owners, Leaders, Founders, Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, in business looking to support one another, grow, improve, and develop. SBX Women in Biz CNNX group seeks to support and address gaps in the entrepreneurial ecosystem by which all can be heard and included in meaningful conversations. This includes, but not limited to, women-identified and gender non-binary entrepreneurs from undeserved and underrepresented communities, indigenous women, women in rural or remote regions, racialized women, newcomer women, LGBTQ2+, women with disabilities, and those who identify as gender non-binary.

Upcoming CNNX Groups

The Winter 2021 Women In Business CNNX session is co-led by the Co-Managing Partner at Barriston Law, Joanne McPhail and our very own Managing Director at the Sandbox Centre, Danielle Lazarevska.

Joanne has a passion for anything business-related and team-driven and is thrilled to be part of the creation of the Sandbox.  Joanne firmly believes that “if we build it they will come” and is so excited to participate in all that the Sandbox has to offer, as a sponsor, speaker, eager collaborator and lifetime learner. She is also an angel investor, property investor/developer and entrepreneur.

Danielle is passionate about building effective and long-lasting partnerships and has a great record of collaborative success demonstrated by working with iconic brands such as Nordstrom, Holt Renfrew, Fossil, Walgreens and Marriott. Danielle has a strong background in business development and partner marketing as well as in leading teams implementing high growth business strategies.


To join a CNNX group please register for an event, use the chat or simply contact us via email!

Fall 2021 sbx cnnx groups

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