WELCOME TO PINK BOOTS SOCIETY CANADA 🇨🇦
We are here to assist, inspire, encourage, and are dedicated to advancing women and non-binary folks in the fermented alcoholic beverage profession through education.
EDUCATION: Whether it is Sake Appreciation, Mastering Food & Beer Pairing, visiting a hop farm or cidery, or learning about the varietals of wine, we will always do our best to find some great way to upgrade your skills. Any educational events will be listed on our EVENTS page.
SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarship opportunities are available for all members four times a year, with both International and chapter-specific offerings. Want more information on what’s available and how to apply? Head on over to the SCHOLARSHIPS page.
EVENTS, IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL: With membership across the country, keeping our members connected is important. Head over to our EVENTS page and follow us on our social media channels to keep up to date.
COLLABORATION BREW DAYS & FUNDRAISING: The Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day held annually around International Women’s Day is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Head over to the BREW DAYS page for more info.
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A MEMBER?
There are 3 types of membership types of Pink Boots Society Membership and is open to all women and non-binary individuals, in any fermented industry who meet the following qualifications:
1. Professional Membership: Current or Retired Fermented/Alcoholic Beverage Industry Professionals who are employed and receiving 25% or more of their income from the industry or retired from a career (minimum 10 years) in the Fermented/Alcoholic Beverage Industry.
2. Business in Planning Membership: Individuals in the process of opening a fermented/alcohol beverage-related business, such as a brewery, taproom, brewpub, tasting room, bar, bottle shop, or other service provider focused specifically on the Fermented/Alcoholic Beverage Industry.
3. Aspiring Membership: Open to women and non-binary individuals currently studying/training in preparation to enter a career in the Fermented/Alcoholic Beverage Industry or are interested in exploring career opportunities.
Community: You will become part of an organization dedicated to providing access to educational opportunities for women and non-binary folks. Pink Boots Canada Members have Canadian-specific scholarships and events to apply for and participate in. Special events to meet like-minded industry professionals and volunteer activities are a great way to connect with others!
Advocacy: Pink Boots Canada is here to support you on your journey or career path in the industry. Our Board of Directors is just an email away if you have concerns or require assistance. WE HEAR YOU, WE SEE YOU, and WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!
Networking: Networking with other members and connecting across the country helps promote the goals of the Pink Boots Society and opens up a world of possibilities. Together we are stronger!
Growth: Learn new things or upgrade your skills in order to advance your career by taking advantage of the exclusive opportunities that come with your membership. Access to scholarships, courses, and events are all part of being a Pink Boots Society Canada Member.