Episode Four: Breaking down barriers: Women entrepreneurs


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“When it comes to entrepreneurship, the one difference that I see is that women tend to start businesses because they are passionate about something. So there is a social change element or some type of change that women are trying to incorporate into their businesses” – Shannon Pestun

This is the final episode in a four-part series on entrepreneurs, the challenges they face and how to help them succeed. We take a look at women entrepreneurs in this episode and talk with women’s entrepreneurship expert Shannon Pestun.

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Guests: Kim Good, Co-owner, Farm Fresh Pet Foods and Shannon Pestun, Director, Women’s Entrepreneurship at ATB Financial (Twitter: @shannonpestun)

Hosted by: Rob Roach, Director of Insight, Economics and Research, ATB Financial (email: rroach@atb.com - Twitter: @RobRoachCalgary)

Music: “Tethered” by Nctrnm

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