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Diana Monea

Eye Health Centres

The eyes are the windows to the soul- over 40 years I have seen millions of these souls and Optometry has allowed me to heal a body from the organic to the inner self- when you see a new world - "seeing is believing" that all is possible. Who could ask for anything better?

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Membership Benefits & Pricing

The Canadian Business Chicks is a community of professional and entrepreneurial women with a passion for business and profit who embrace life with courage, confidence, commitment, and integrity. The Nest is a non-judgmental environment for women at all stages of life and business to build relevant and authentic connections. The Nest provides members a platform to connect, empower, learn and celebrate through various networking events and mixers throughout the year. It’s so much more than networking. We believe every woman has value and something special to contribute.

Learn more about our Membership Level Assets below. All members receive invites to free networking mixers, tools and tips for becoming your best, access to business leaders and mentors, and early-bird access to deals and events:

Connect

  • Business Directory
  • Membership Spotlight
  • Networking Events
  • Speaking Platform

Learn

  • Mentorship Program
  • The Nest Private
  • Facebook Group
  • Conferences

Empower

  • Contribute To
  • Nest Blog
  • Giving Back
  • Portion of Fees

Celebrate

  • Women of Inspiration Awards
  • Event & Awards
  • Member Perks
  • Affiliate Relationships

Student Membership

$29/month

No Admin Fee to start!

Total Commitment: $29/month

  • INCLUDES:
  • Students are the future, and getting female students actively involved in the business community now and for the future is integral. Being a student is expensive - tuition costs, textbooks, rent, and other bills - it’s important for students to know and take advantages of discounts when they present themselves. Students will gain industry knowledge by attending industry events and conference.
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  • Business Directory Listing
  • Networking Mixers
  • Online Monthly Mentorship Call - Boss Chicks Authentic Mentorship Program
  • Private Facebook Group
  • Member discounts and perks with Member Badge
  • Valuable connections with business leaders in the community

Premium Membership

$49/month

Admin Fee: $150

Total Commitment: $150/admin-fee + $49/month

  • INCLUDES:
  • Women supporting one another to achieve their goals and be successful is a powerful feeling. A membership is an opportunity to be apart of something! We believe in recognizing, enriching, and empowering women in a supportive manner as they strive towards success personally and in their business and communities.
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  • Business Directory Listing.
  • Networking Mixers – Free for Members .
  • Online Monthly Mentorship Call - Boss Chicks Authentic Mentorship Program.
  • Access to Private Facebook Group.
  • Membership Spotlight *
  • Member discounts and perks with Member Badge.
  • List an online with offer to members.

SupportHER Membership

$2500/year

No Admin Fee to start!

Total Commitment: $2500/year

  • INCLUDES:
  • Our SupportHER Membership enables us to move the needle to unite people with the purpose to empower women in business. This membership is for men who want to show leadership and stand in the gap for the female employees that they work with every day. A mission of this package is to support and propel women and men to be vocal leaders who articulate the need for equal numbers of men and women at the table, wherever that metaphorical table may be.
  • INSPIRING CHANGE AROUND THE GLOBE!
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  • *Tier 1 - $ 2,500 Annual Membership
  • - Logo Recognition as SupportHER on our site
  • - (4) Inspire Breaky Tickets
  • - SupportHER logo for your site
  • - Social Media Recognition
  • - SupportHER Mentor Opportunity
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  • *Tier 2 - $ 5,000 Annual Mementship
  • - BLOG Interview + Published in our Newsletter and Social Media
  • - Four (4) Inspire Breaky Tickets + Acknowledgemwent as SupportHER
  • - Name Listed as SupportHER in WOI Program
  • - Logo Recognition as SupportHER on our site
  • - SupportHER logo to show you support!
  • - Social Media Recognition
  • - SupportHER Mentor Opportunity
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  • * Tier 3 - $ 7500 Annual VIP Membership
  • - Corporate VIP Table (10 seats) Women of Inspiration Awards Gala
  • - Name Listed as SupportHER in WOI Program
  • - BLOG Interview + Published in Newsletter and Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
  • - Logo Recognition as SupportHER on our site
  • - SupportHER Logo to show you support!
  • - Social Media Recogntion
  • - SupportHER Mentor Opportunity

Corporate Membership Package

$1500/year

No Admin Fee to start!

Total Commitment: $1500/year

  • INCLUDES:
  • Starting at $ 5000 > 10 employees
  • It’s important to recognize the needs of women in the workplace and essential to offer women in the workplace a platform and space for mentorship, connection, and celebration. This tailored package provides workplaces with a unique employee value proposition – it is the perfect complement to workplace women’s events, corporate women’s clubs, or can stand alone as the employer’s diversity program.
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  • Bi-yearly meeting with Canadian Business Chicks Founder and CEO, Monica Kretschmer
  • Employees receive Member discount to events
  • Social Media Mentions
  • Blog post dedicated to business
  • Early access to conference and retreat opportunities
  • Corporate Members featured prominently at all Canadian Business Chicks events and given the opportunity to introduce speakers throughout the year.

Canadian Business Chicks Sponsor a Membership

$597

  • INCLUDES:
  • Empower a woman with the gift of a membership to advance personally and professionally! Sponsor a membership for a friend, colleague, employee, or member of your community who would benefit from increasing her circle of influence and building authentic connections to advance personally and professionally.

Non-Profit

$29/month

Admin Fee: $150

Total Commitment: $150/admin-fee + $29/month

  • INCLUDES:
  • Online Member Spotlight***
  • Business Directory Listing
  • Monthly Networking Events
  • Member Perks & Discounts
  • Speaking Platform
  • Mentorship***
  • Private Facebook Group
  • Nest Chat
  • Contribute to Blog
  • Speaker Bureau Listing***
  • Conferences & Retreats
  • Resources, Tools & Information
  • Additional Fees Apply: Member Spotlight/ Mentorship Program/ Speaker Bureau Listing***

Good People, Good Words

Joining the Canadian Business Chicks has been a truly inspiring experience for me in many ways. As a new Calgarian, and new Canadian, I had been searching for a place where I could connect with authentic, professional women for over a year. I was looking for wholehearted people – to be new friends, peers and to make professional connections. I attended a few other networking groups and events but did not feel as welcomed and embraced as I do by Monica and the rest of the members of The Nest. Monica and the members of The Nest walk their talk and are aligned with the Canadian Business Chicks values. Monica truly has created a community that embodies courage, confidence, commitment and integrity through authentic connections. At Empowerment Inc., we believe in a world where all people are safe, confident, and empowered – we could instantly see we align perfectly with Canadian Business Chicks. After attending one event I knew it was the right group for me and continue to feel that way. I leave events inspired, buoyed, and motivated to move mountains with Monica and for Empowerment Inc. I feel that I have finally found my people, my community, and I joyfully encourage others to give it a try.

Shelley Hayes, MBA, MMGT, CPC Chief Empowerment Officer Empowerment Inc.

Women of Inspiration for me is someone who really has a story and is not afraid to share it. I’m inspired by their stories and I think that when we are able to find a voice and put that story out there, it really is something that can resonate with a lot of other people and really inspire them.

Joanne Penn, Chef

This is a testimonial given for Canadian Business Chicks.

I am truly honored to have been chosen for the SupportHer Award at this year’s Women of Inspiration Gala. Being a member of the Canadian Business Chicks organization has been a wonderful experience. Unlike most members, I’m based out of Montreal, so having the opportunity to represent the team in a different province has been unique and rewarding. I am thrilled to be part of this network and look forward to continuing to be a passionate advocate about the change needed in the workplace with regards to diversity and inclusion.

Tara Wilson, GM Paysafe and Income Access | 2018 Woman of Inspiration - SupportHER Award

This is a testimonial given for Canadian Business Chicks.