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EMPOWERING WOMEN TO REACH FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

Entrepreneurship   Employment   Education

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The Watier’s Gloss Volume Suprême Campaign

Until June 26, Watier Cosmétiques, Jean Coutu and Brunet are joining forces to support our cause. For every Gloss Volume Suprême sold, $10 will be donated to the Lise Watier Foundation, helping us support even more women on their journey to financial independence.

Visit Jean Coutu or Brunet to make women’s futures shine, one lip gloss at a time.

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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 program 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 help women living in a situation of economic, social or professional vulnerability reclaim confidence in their own abilities and take the initiative to act towards financial independence.

The Foundation offers women resources, training, support and access to a network to enable them to develop their self-confidence and their full professional potential.

Our intervention pillars

Encourage
Motivate women to get involved in a professional development project by giving them confidence in their abilities.
Train
Offer training and personalized coaching to help women better recognize their potential and develop their knowledge and skills.   
Support
Provide access to microloans to start a business or financial aid for education, because obtaining traditional financing is sometimes difficult.

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*.

1091

women supported towards financial independence.

98 %

of participants have a better level of confidence in
their skills.

98 %

acquired new knowledge and developed
their skills.

31 %

are in a better
financial situation after just one year.

95 %

say the program is still having a positive impact on their lives one year after completing it.

[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