Reserve your ticket for the fundraising event on October 11

On October 11, the Lise Watier Foundation invites you to discover the wonders of the Ochre City during its benefit evening “Lueurs de Marrakech”. The event will take place under the honorary co-presidency of Ronald Dahms, Executive President, Optimum Talent and Nancy Paquet, Vice President Investment, National Bank of Canada. Come and share a magical

National Bank Financial’s May 29 event

On May 29, the Guy Côté – National Bank Financial integrated wealth management team will present its 5th edition of ” L’été commence le 29 mai ” to benefit the Lise Watier Foundation’s Let’s Start Up Program, under the honorary presidency of Mr. Dominique Perras, Director, National Bank of Canada Structured Solutions. We invite you to

The Cocktelle of Quebec in a few pictures

“During the Cocktelle Libre et Pétillante held in Quebec City last September, our donors were able to participate in an evening during which the Let’s Start Up Program was presented by Mrs. Lise Watier. Listen to what our honorary president and some of our ambassadors have to say. You will be inspired!

Support women here today

Do you also want to help women take the path to financial independence? You are convinced that with help and support, women can achieve a transformative professional project that will ensure a better future for them and their children?

Be part of the solution!

” I felt exhausted, so I questioned my future. The program changed my life!  It allowed me to refocus on my needs and visualize where I wanted to go. I met women who gave me confidence and shared their knowledge to help me start my own business.


Let's Start Up Program, Entrepreneurship stream

“I am so grateful for the Lise Watier Foundation’s financial aid for studies. Thanks to this support, I have the tools I need to become professionally accomplished and to live again. I am proud of where am today and know that my children are too…and you can’t put a price on that.” 


Let's Start Up Program, Education stream

“Go ahead, believe in your dreams because anything is possible, really, ANYTHING! Never, at 60, would I have thought it was possible… But thanks to the Let’s Start Up program, I have come out of my shell; I now realize how much potential I have, and I know I will make it.


Let's Start Up Program, Entrepreneurship stream

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Fondation J.A. DeSève
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Power Corporation of Canada