Women’s Empowerment Initiative Announces the Launch of New Women’s Business Directory.

Coffee and Cheesecake to Further Promote the Advancement and Success of Women Entrepreneurs through New Online Business Directory

TORONTO, Canada – Coffee and Cheesecake, a women’s empowerment initiative founded by female entrepreneur Paula Paterson, announced the official launch of the Business Class Women’s Directory ( The carefully curated database of female-owned businesses helps to increase awareness and visibility of some of the region’s most enterprising women, and encourages women to support the entrepreneurial efforts of other women.

The directory features over 70 business categories, including health and wellness, interior design, legal, travel, makeup artists, accessories and more.

Through a partnership with Avaj, a local digital agency specializing in mobile apps, websites and search engine optimization, women business owners featured in the Business Class Women’s Directory will receive the benefit of additional advertisement opportunities, photo shoots and more.

“For over two years, Coffee and Cheesecake has offered encouragement, networking opportunities and other resources for women who are committed to pushing themselves and pushing boundaries to achieve success,” said Ms. Paterson. “Our new directory is our newest endeavor to support these women and help given them the recognition they deserve.”

For more information and to view the directory, visit