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06. Women in Business: Shirley Dunning, Leanne Joe and Diane Poirier

Country Available: Canada, USA

Aboriginal women are creating their own success stories. And the type of businesses they own might surprise you. Look at Shirley Dunning, a Mikisew Cree from northeastern Alberta who combined her accounting experience with her entrepreneurial spirit to build an electrical contracting company from the ground up. Getting there wasn't easy, but Shirley's vision, determination and hard work is paying off now that her company is approaching $10 million a year in revenues. Come listen to Shirley's story and meet other inspirational women in this episode of Venturing Forth.

View a printer friendly version of this page...Copyright Date: 2001 Length: 25 minutes Library Audience:
  • General Interest
  • School Audience:
  • Grades 6 - 12
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Subjects:
  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Business and Marketing
  • Canadian History
  • Formats Available:
  • DVD
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