Les Cheffes de file

Les Cheffes de file

The strength of a community of women entrepreneurs

Launched in 2018, Les Cheffes de file is a unique initiative to drive the growth of companies owned by women. 

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Les Cheffes de file is a community comprised of over 100 women entrepreneurs from Québec’s various regions who are known for their achievements and leadership.

These women entrepreneurs head companies with $5 million to $20 million in sales. Active in various industries, they share the desire to take their businesses to the next level of growth.

#Learn about Cheffes de file

Maude Rondeau

Founder and President
Luminaire Authentik

(Video in French only)

Nancy Simoneau

President and CEO
Groupe Simoneau

(Video in French only)

Mélissa Lambert

President and Founder

(Video in French only)

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Vidéo Anie Rouleau et la croissance de The Unscented Company

Anie Rouleau

Founder and president
The Unscented Company

(Video in French only)

Les grandes ambitions de Juliette Brun, une passionnée de chocolat

Juliette Brun

Founder and president
Juliette & Chocolat

(Video in French only)

Zara-Emmanuelle Villani, fabriquant d’enveloppes de père en fille

Zara-Emmanuelle Villani

Vice president
Enveloppe Concept Inc.

(Video in French only)

Les Cheffes de file is an initiative for women entrepreneurs who:

  • Are shareholders and decision makers in a company headquartered in Québec
  • Generate sales of $5 million to $20 million
  • Demonstrate strong growth and development potential
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A community of over 100 women entrepreneurs

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Access to a network of CDPQ experts and partners 

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Value-added resources and information 

Les Cheffes de file offers you: 

  • A flexible, personalized and free format
  • Meetings, co-development activities and groups where women entrepreneurs can share knowledge and best practices 
  • Training and workshops to sharpen your strategic and operational reflexes
  • Access to CDPQ’s network of experts and partners to strengthen your presence in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Do you want to become a Cheffe de file? 

Write to us at [email protected]