Ukrainian Women Business Foundation in Calgary
We support women in business and  their professional development
About us

We - Ukrainian Women Business Foundation - are proud to proclaim our mission: to support, inspire and strengthen women in business.
Our fundamental goal is to create a space where women can grow and develop in their professional careers. We believe in the power of knowledge and shared experiences. We invite top speakers from different fields for our seminars, masterclasses and workshops.

In 2023, we organized 27 live meetups and 12 online events, bringing together 480 amazing women entrepreneurs in our community. We are proud of every accomplishment and strive to reach new heights!
Get free help preparing your 2024 federal income tax return at the Free Tax Care tax clinic in Calgary

Tax clinic

Get free help preparing your 2024 federal income tax return at our office! You'll be helped by a volunteer, under the "Free Tax Care" Tax Clinic in Calgary.

To register:

  • Email

The program runs from March 1 to April 30. Sessions are generally 45-60 minutes, in person at the office. You can apply at the office in person or virtually (online appointment)


You must be a Calgary resident and not earn more than these amounts to qualify for help with your taxes:

One person:


Two people (e.g. a couple in a common-law marriage):

$45,000 and $2,500 for each dependent family member (i.e. a common-law couple with two children under 18 would be a total of $50,000)

One person and one dependent (e.g. a single parent and child):

$45,000 and $2,500 for each dependent


Because this is a volunteer-assisted program, services might be limited if your tax situation is complicated. We are unable to help complete tax returns for people who:

  • Are self-employed or have employment expenses;
  • Have business income and expenses (unless the income is in box 048 on a T4A slip and less than $1,000 with no related expenses);
  • Have interest income of $1,000 or more;
  • Have capital gains or losses;
  • Are filing or have filed for bankruptcy;
  • Are completing a tax return for a deceased person;
  • Are completing tax returns for prior years.

Get ready for your appointment

Please bring the following documents:

  • Your SIN card
  • All applicable tax information, e.g. T4, T5 or T5007 slips for 2023, medical receipts, tuition or school receipts (T2202), immigration papers  (if you received it)
  • A copy of your 2023 tax return
  • Government-issued photo ID
Ongoing activities
If you need our help or advice, fill out the form on our website or contact us at
We regularly hold events and launch various programs for the Ukrainian women
Celebratory graduation of "Free Tax Care" Tax Clinic volunteers
More than 60 volunteers have been trained in filing income tax returns. Now we are ready and enthusiastic.
How to make money in Canada on real estate
Topic: How to make money in Canada on real estate?

1) Short-term earnings
2) Long-term earnings
3) General questions about buying and selling real estate. Planning horizons. Profitability. Pros and cons.

Speaker: Alexey Zhulanov
Workshop "Sweet Business" - How to create chocolate products
Varieties of chocolate
The correct tempering process
Chocolate preparation: choice of shapes, fillings and decorations

Practical experience with a pastry bag.
Tea ceremony with chocolate-tasting
The master of the workshop: Olga Klim
How to successfully buy a car in Canada.
What exactly was it:

what to look for when buying
what people usually "get caught" on when buying a car
how does the Canadian car market differ from Ukraine

Speaker: Igor Chikalyuk
How to use credit services and improve your credit score in Canada. Denys Shumko, manager of RBC Newcomer Meeting Place
Discover the key strategies for effectively utilizing credit services and enhancing your credit score during our informative seminar in Canada.
Smart investments. How to make money investing in real estate. Speakers of Legacy investment.
Why you should invest in the Alberta real estate market.
UWBC New Year's Eve Women's Event
Communication and financial training games: Mafia and Cashflow.
Rewarding regular members of the club
Board of foundation
If you would like to join our team, please contact us by email:
  • Olga Vozna
  • Olga Chykaliuk
  • Kateryna Bazunova
    Program and Project Director
  • Anastasiia Kostiuk
    Public Relations Director
  • Kateryna Davydenko
    Development Director
800 6 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3G3
Phone: +1 403 6144815