Our mentees are a diverse group of female entrepreneurs from all over Ontario. They are an awesome bunch and eager to learn more through the Rural Mentorship Program!

Lisa Henderson

Lisa Henderson is the owner, operator and architectural designer at House of Three in South Frontenac Township. She is happy to be providing architectural planning services throughout Canada.

Angela Hoyt

Angela Hoyt, MA, founder and CEO of Evolution Group in Gananoque, is a leadership coach, consultant and trainer, primarily in the areas of organization and workforce development.

Shamsa & Kaltum

Afiya Beauty is a brand created by two sisters, Kaltum and Shamsa, from their combined passion for natural, organic beauty. Their hope is not just to provide you with a wonderful product but to also give you an opportunity to revisit the power of real self-care.

Lindsey Willison

Lindsey Willison is adventurous, driven, spontaneous, and likes to keep things real. This perfect storm of a personality equipped her with the necessary skills to create Ready to Root: convenience kits for intimacy.

Phuong MacNeil

Phuong’s goal is to create a network of cleaning experts that live in rural communities, who need to stay home to take care of their families but also want to earn some money. She founded Handy Fairies as a trusted place to make this dream come true!

Alix Car-Harris

Alix is a Mama and co-owner of Haymaker’s Coffee Co. on Wolfe Island. They roast single origin, microlot coffees in the bottom of our fabulous barn. They are inspired by the beauty of our Island and the rad humans of our eclectic community.

Brandy Wright

Brandy Wright is an insightful, inquisitive creative, devoted to coupling visual and verbal tones. With a background in graphic design and professional writing, she’s worked in small business, corporate, and government spheres.

Janet Fowlow

Janet has lived in Kingston for 25 years where she continues to follow her career in the Food and Beverage industry. She started Skippers Takeout and Catering late fall of 2019.

Rebecca Moore

Rebecca’s endeavour is to create a space for others to slow down, experience life in an authentic way and connect with others and with nature. She is a host of Parks Creek Retreat, a four season vacation and retreat space in Roslin Ontario and an experience planner at Willow + Wonder.

Mentee Perks

  • Grow and expand your business the way YOU want

  • Take full advantage of our mentors support and guidance

  • Participate in seminars, events, contests and more

  • Have an awesome time!

  • Learn and grow through mentorship and mastermind sessions

  • Expand your network and meet countless amazing professionals

  • Help to make a difference in local Ontario communities