It is the Era of Female Entrepreneurship. At a time when tremendous economic shifts are emerging, it is the female-owned enterprise that is crushing business growth in the service industries. But this great new trend has recently been dealt a blow with punitive new tax rules. Find out more about the controversy that adds new tax risk to the challenge of small business ownership and why it is women in business who can add their voice, their determination and their skills to embrace exponential economic growth potential, despite these changes.
Whether you are male or female, please join us for breakfast on International Women’s Day with Evelyn Jacks of the Knowledge Bureau.
Friday, March 8
8:00 am *hot breakfast
For EO members & 1 guest
A little bit about our speaker Evelyn Jacks:
Evelyn is the Founder and President of Knowledge Bureau, which provides world class financial education for professionals and business leaders. Its extensive curriculum, delivered online or in group study options, enables students to specialize in diverse fields of financial studies including wealth management, personal and corporate taxation, retirement and estate planning, strategic philanthropy and business growth and succession.
Evelyn is also one of Canada’s most prolific financial authors, having written 54 books, many of them best-sellers, including the nationally known Jacks on Tax and Essential Tax Facts Series. Her most recent book, co-authored with Jenifer Bartman is Defusing the Family Business Time Bomb – Take Control of the Most Explosive Challenge in a Generation.
Evelyn was recently named the recipient of the Intuit Inspire Award for thought leadership in the Canadian accounting and bookkeeping world, which honors trailblazers for their lifetime achievements. She has been awarded the prestigious Rotman School of Business Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was recognized internationally with a Business Leadership Award by the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. She has twice been recognized as Manitoba’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, and the YM-YWCA “Business Woman of the Year”.