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EMPOWERING LOCAL WOMEN TO REACH FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

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The registration period for the fall cohort is launched!

Are you looking for a fresh start and want to undertake a transformative professional project?

The Lise Watier Foundation offers the Let’s Start Up Journey to women who wish to carry out a professional project related to entrepreneurship, the pursuit of post-secondary studies or the search for a more fulfilling job.

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OUR ANNUAL BALL

Thursday, October 17, 2024 | Windsor Station

Experience an evening in the hidden alleyways of Tokyo, where neon lights illuminate the night, blending tradition and modernity, and where every encounter is captivating.

Bal Neo Tokyo

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The Cocktail 2024

On April 4, the Lise Watier Foundation held its third annual The Cocktail 2024. Under the honorary presidency of Claudine Blondin Bronfman, 625 guests gathered at Théâtre St-James to support the financial independence of local women. Their generosity enabled us to raise a record net result of $300,250!

WHO WE ARE

A helping hand for women

The mission of the Lise Watier Foundation is to support and encourage the professional development and financial independence of local women by providing them with the means to realize their full potential.

Our intervention pillars

Encourage
Awakening the professional potential of women by strengthening their self-confidence and abilities to establish the solid foundations of a fulfilling professional life.
Train
Equipping women to maximize their success by providing the support, knowledge, and tools necessary for them to take action.
Support
Cultivating achievements by valuing collaboration, continuous education, and professional development.

OUR IMPACT

A program that changes lives

The issue: the lack of financial independence for local women

In Canada, 44 % of working women earn less than $30,000 per year*.

1097

women supported towards financial independence.

5

regions served (Montreal, Quebec, Laurentians, Montérégie and Toronto)

171

businesses launched or propelled

59

women have received or are receiving financial aid to pursue post-secondary education

33 %

are in a better
financial situation after just one year.

[1] Statistics Canada (2022). Table 11-10-0240-01  Distribution of employment income of individuals by sex and work activity, Canada, provinces and selected census metropolitan areas 

MARIE-ÈVE

Graduate of the Let’s Start Up Program

The Lise Watier Foundation offers the Let’s Start Up program in Montreal, Toronto, Quebec City, the Laurentians and Montérégie. More than 200 women a year are committed to taking action through the Let’s Start Up program. They graduate with a better understanding of their strengths and skills, as well as the knowledge and tools to implement their professional project. Women thus begin a new journey towards financial independence through entrepreneurship, a return to school or a more fulfilling job.

Major donors

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CDPQ
Fondation J.A. DeSève
RBC
Succes Finder
Sanimax