Special Conference Track on Women’s Entrepreneurship

We are very excited to announce a special track at this year’s CCSBE conference devoted to women’s entrepreneurship!

This track is designed to not only include research on women’s entrepreneurship – but practical workshops and panel discussions sharing practical on the ground best practices, experiential learning, programming related to a host of topics around women’s entrepreneurship. This track will examine women’s entrepreneurship from several dimensions and will include:

  • presentation of papers and on-going research,
  • practical workshops related to women’s entrepreneurship education, accelerators, incubators, programming, pedagogy, and sharing best practices;
  • panel discussions on women’s entrepreneurship policy issues related

Researchers, educators, entrepreneurs, students, policy makers and all interested in advancing entrepreneurship are invited to participate in this great gathering!

We invite proposals for academic papers, learning and sharing workshops and panel discussions related to women’s entrepreneurship, including (but not limited to):

  • Women’s entrepreneurship education and pedagogy
  • Arts and culture sector and women’s entrepreneurship
  • Newcomers, immigrants, and women’s entrepreneurship
  • Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, persons with disability, youth and seniors
  • Diversity and under-represented communities and women’s entrepreneurship
  • Social innovation and women’s entrepreneurship
  • Women’s entrepreneurship in low income or emerging markets
  • Technological innovation to bridge rural-urban divides
  • The role of women entrepreneurship in economic development
  • Incubators and accelerators with programming for women entrepreneurs
  • The role of government in promoting women’s entrepreneurship and SMEs
  • University-based new ventures and student engagement
  • Sustainable entrepreneurship and innovation

While we are particularly interested in submissions that relate to the above topics, papers and workshop proposals on any aspect of women’s entrepreneurship are welcome.

Critical Dates

• Paper abstracts or workshop proposals due: August 9th, 2020

• Full paper or final abstract due: August 28th, 2020

• Early bird conference registration ends: September 12th,  2020