I went from frustrated business consultant trying to fix broken systems to teaching women the secrets to achieve professional success. 


I understand how hard it is to navigate your professional dreams when you feel like you're doing it alone. 

Working toward a goal without any clear plan. Building a business you aren't sure is going to be profitable. Getting passed up for promotions you know you are qualified for. 

My former career working to help fix business operations and streamline systems was exciting and rewarding, but watching dynamic women like you struggling to achieve their career goals left me feeling frustrated and disappointed…

Simply because you have never been shown the framework on how to make the systems work for you. 

I’m here to teach you the action steps to turn your dreams into a reality, action-by-action and step-by-step.   

Jan Ditchfield


Jan Ditchfield is an award-winning social entrepreneur and business educator. With over 20 years of experience in business development, marketing and operations, Jan built her career helping businesses to thrive. She has successfully founded two non-profit organizations, three for profits and has been responsible for over $20 million dollars of revenue in her career.

​Her leadership has been recognized with a variety of awards, including as a Rick Hansen Difference Maker medalist, finalist in the Celebration of People Awards and named one of the Amazing People in Canada's National Capital Region.

Throughout her career, Jan gained a unique insight into the challenges that women face when trying to navigate their professional goals when they aren’t presented with a roadmap to follow. Jan created the roadmap and now teaches women the effective action steps to take in order to build their first business or move their career in the direction that best serves them.

A Little About Me

Founded 2 Nonprofits and 3 For Profit Businesses. 

Named one of the National Capital's Amazing People. 

Fully obsessed with Audible and any suspense novel I can get my ears on.

Will do anything for my daughter (including buying her as many shoes as she wants).

Believe in big dreams and the little actions that make them happen.  

Monja De Luca

"When I heard about the Side Hustle Academy, I signed up immediately. Working with Jan made the idea of being a solopreneur exciting instead of scary and she delivers the information clearly and concisely.  Thank you, Jan!" .

Hélène Hébert

"I am amazed by the quality of services Jan has offered me. This whole experience of working with her was a huge confidence booster for me. I highly recommend her. Bravo Jan! You really get what women need."

Sarah LeClair

"Every time I met with Jan I left feeling empowered, like I could reach any and all goals I set for myself. Finally someone who understands the struggles and fears mothers face trying to re-enter the workforce!"

 "Professional success isn't measured by the job title you have. It's measured by how proud you feel when you say it out loud."

- Jan Ditchfield