Our Programs Are Funded By

 
Employment Ontario
Government of Ontario
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Government of Canada
Canadian Women’s Foundation
 

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. (WEST)

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. (WEST) was developed in 1984 as a response to disproportionately high levels of unemployment among women and the difficulties experienced by women attempting to enter the workforce.

During the course of development, it became apparent that the most disadvantaged women, in terms of training and employment opportunities, were visible minorities. As a result of those findings, a plan was implemented to create a technical and life skills training program specific to the needs of visible minority women residing in Windsor-Essex. WEST, a non-profit corporation and registered charitable organization, is the realization of that initiative.

With funding from Human Resources Development Canada, WEST opened its doors in February 1987, offering unique training opportunities for women from Windsor-Essex and around the globe. Through skills enhancement and volunteer placements, visible minority women have been prepared for entry to employment and have moved closer to achieving the success they desire.

Connect with Us

Twitter

With this year’s Inspire Award recipients at their place of business today - MK African and Caribbean store. We are looking forward to sharing their story at the Herb Gray Harmony Awards on May 2nd. Visit https://t.co/NRg79axB1E for detail and tickets. #theMCC #immigrationmatters

Quote of the Day:
“We need to make sure we're all working together to change mindsets, to change attitudes, and to fight against the bad habits that we have as a society”.
- Justin Trudeau
#BalanceforBetter #IWD2019 #YQG #westofwindsor

CPA Ontario is coming to Windsor for an information session about the professional accounting designation.
April 3, 2019 4:00pm St. Clair Centre for the Arts
201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor
register: https://t.co/U5w9m5UE6O
for info: dolor@westofwindsor.com Join us!

We should all be able to drink water from the tap.

Follow us on Twitter

Facebook

What can we say it was #fantastic to spend the night with all of you celebrating #IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

We had so much fun celebrating our women!!!! Were you there??? #IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

#InternationalWomensDayGala2019 were you there? Come check out our pics. #BalanceForBetter #gala #gorgeous 💃💃💃💃🕺🕺🕺🕺 ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

Like us on Facebook

YouTube

Visit us on YouTube