Championing women in entrepreneurship is at the core of our mission.


Spotlight, our monthly event fostering discussions with Black women and women of colour on entrepreneurship, self-care, and financial literacy, aims to provide practical tools for personal and business growth, and foster collaboration and community support. Since its launch in June 2020, Afropolitan Canada has hosted 18 discussions, engaging 1,014 participants. Join the ongoing dialogue by RSVPing to the next discussion or watching a recap below.

2023 Spotlight Discussions

What is a Business Certification?

Join us for a meaningful conversation with Cassandra Dorrington, President and CEO of CAMSC, a nonprofit certifying diverse suppliers and facilitating connections with corporate and government buyers.


Raising Capital for your Business

Explore funding insights with Fanny Ngantcheu, Creative Director of Kwesiya, a Canadian lifestyle brand celebrated for its unique designs.


Financial Management for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Join us for this insightful conversation on navigating financial challenges with Nik-Keisha Moodie, (Founder of Higher Heights Experience), and Caroline Somba, (CPA and Founder of Top Finances).


Small Business Spotlight

Omowunmi Badmus from Omo Bamboo Shop

We delve into Omowunmi's eco-conscious journey, from bootstrapping her business to opening a physical store during uncertain times.


Carelle Lahouri from Instant du Palais

What began as a simple sharing of recipes and cooking tips on Facebook quickly evolved into a remarkable entrepreneurial dream.