Alesia Blackwood is the Founder of UnLock Math, a global digital delivery platform aimed at revolutionizing math education. A graduate of Trent and Queens Universities with degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Education Alesia has been a member of the Ontario College of Teachers since 2001. In 2013 she founded UnLock Math, which develops and delivers online math education for grades 6-12. With students spanning the globe UnLock Math has won numerous awards, including being voted #1 Online Math Curriculum by the readers of “Practical Homeschooling” magazine (the largest circulation homeschool magazine in the world) for 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. With recent changes in education delivery methods for public schooled students focus has shifted to help students impacted by Covid-19
Women at the Forefront: Women Entrepreneurship Fund + Economic Recovery
Showcasing successful women entrepreneurship fund recipients.
Women entrepreneurs face unique barriers when running their own business. In Canada, only 16% of our small and medium-sized businesses are owned by women. The Government of Canada is investing nearly $5-billion that seeks to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025. Join our panel discussion to learn how women business owners have leveraged dollars from the Women Entrepreneurship Fund to overcome challenges and grow their business.