Yes You Can female entrepreneurship programme

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Online workshops and expert support in 2021 for female entrepreneurs with Yes You Can

Yes You Can is a business start-up and growth programme to support, encourage and inspire women into entrepreneurship.

The programme is a collaboration between the 11 local councils, Invest Northern Ireland and Women in Business. Women in Business delivers Yes You Can across Northern Ireland through a series of fully funded schemes.

Next Steps

Next Steps is a series of eight business support webinars tailored towards women's needs, from one woman business start-ups to small organisations with a focus on moving their business forward.

These webinars provide women with practical takeaway information and "how to" tips to support them with various business needs including:

  • sales
  • pitching
  • resourcing
  • time management

Find out more about Next Steps and how to apply.

Explore It

Explore It is an initiative which helps women turn their ideas into reality, at pre-start, early stage start up and low level trading.

The initiative supports participants across four months through online training workshops followed by "buddy" support from an experienced entrepreneur, monthly evening meet ups and half day digital marketing workshops.

Find out more about Explore It and how to apply. Applications to Explore It close on 19 February 2021.

More scheme under the Yes You Can umbrella will be running in 2021, including:

  • Sell It (subject to the COVID-19 situation)
  • Yes You Can £20k Pitching Competition (June 2021)

Find out more about the Yes You Can programme on the Women in Business website.


First published: 27 January 2021