New Immigrant Women
Becoming Entrepreneurs (NIWBE)

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The NIWBE Program is like no other entrepreneur training initiative currently available.
It's solely focused on the needs of immigrant women like you, through a lens of cultural awareness and community engagement when starting or growing your business.
Register for our next cohort and join this 10 week, in-person program.

Do you want to start or grow your own business? Are you facing challenges in expanding your business? Do you need specific training, support or mentorship? Do you want to be connected with other entrepreneurs to help you become successful?

The NIWBE Program is right for you!


NIWBE is a free program offered by The Immigrant Education Society (TIES), with the support of the Government of Alberta – Jobs, Economy, and Innovation branch to help new immigrant women start a business or upscale their business. Check your eligibility now.

Staff of TIES


The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) is a not-for-profit organization offering Language, Employment and Settlement services to newcomers and Canadians. We have three locations based in Calgary, Alberta.

To learn more about our other services, please visit us online at