Ethel Côté has supporter 376 social enterprises, non profit organizations and co-operatives in a variety of sectors. Her commitment to sustainable, inclusive and fair community development has given her the opportunity to work with many rural and urban communities in Canada and overseas. Champion 2015 for women’s economic empowerment United Nations, during the last 25 years, she developed resources and trained women from many countries who start social enterprises. She developed curriculum, development approach and resources with a gender perspective. More than 27 000 leaders, men and women, have been trained by her and 125000 people followed her on social media. As a social entrepreneur, she established 2 social enterprises and a crowdfunding platform : mécènESS.