About Us

We are a network of organizations that are empowering women in entrepreneurship and women in STEM.


Learn about the programs that will help support you in the Windsor-Essex community.


Find the events happening in our region though our comprehensive calendar.

Woman-Led Business Spotlight

Eco-Vision Gardens

The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy goals include working one-on-one with women led business to help them reach their full potential. As part of an ongoing series, we will be featuring local companies from the WindsorEssex region that are owned and operated by women.

Kicking off the series is Eco-Vision Gardens, this company specializes in landscape design, landscaping and garden maintenance and seasonal décor. Creating sustainable eco-friendly gardens by incorporating native plants that support butterflies and pollinators along side varieties of edible plants is their specialty. Under the unique leadership of Natalie Ryan her vision for the business continues to inspire others.

If you are looking to update your home exterior or simply to decorate your house for the upcoming seasons, please be sure to check out the services of Eco-Vision Gardens.

Eco-Vision Gardens are now booking for Fall and Christmas!

The Latest

From events, activities, programming and funding, here’s what’s happening in our region to help support women in entrepreneurship and women in STEM.

RISE Needs Assessment Report
March 7, 2022

RISE Needs Assessment Report

RISE member Workforce WindsorEssex is highlighting the good work that...

female rise survey
September 2, 2021

Female Entrepreneurship Survey –

Workforce WindsorEssex has launched a new survey for women entrepreneurs...

RISE Nominate International Women's Day
February 16, 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women's Day! Nominate a female entrepreneur...

The Numbers Don't Lie

Results matter. Here are just a few ways that we are helping to increase the number of women entrepreneurs and women in STEM in Windsor-Essex.


Women supported to strengthen entrepreneurial skills.


Women supported in growing an existing business in Windsor-Essex.


Women connected with networking, matchmaking or mentorship opportunities.

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