Congratulations to Shelby Corley, recipient of the Indigenous Women Entrepreneurship Fund (IWEF).

Congratulations to Shelby Corley for being one of the twenty entrepreneurs of 2023 to receive IWEF. Her business, Three Hive Consulting is an Indigenous-owned, Alberta-based consulting firm. It specializes in evaluation, providing clients with information, people and tools to learn and improve. Since 2015, Three Hive Consulting has built a clientele in the non-profit, government and healthcare sectors. Furthermore, the company values in giving back to its evaluation community by supporting in various capacities such as the Canada Evaluation Society and by providing free evaluation content at Eval Academy.   

CCAB’s Indigenous Women Entrepreneurship Fund 2023 was presented by LNG Canada with a contribution from Paper Excellence. The fund is open to Indigenous women-owned businesses that have encountered systemic barriers to lending relationships. The fund is administered through CCAB’s Tools and Financing for Aboriginal Business (TFAB) program to enhance Aboriginal entrepreneurship through providing access to development and networks.

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) builds bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, businesses, and communities through diverse programming providing tools, training, network building, major business awards, and national events. By building relationships, CCAB helps to foster an equitable and sustainable economy across Canada.