Welcome to Kebec. Having now arrived at the Port of Kebec within the New World, Via a second class passage, you have not only people skills, but know how to manage a business. Step off the jetty and register your business plan with the Magistrate.
Being a Merchant is a trades skill that accepts males and females equally. Only those who have and great attention to detail tend to succeed. You will have formal training, and are expected to learn well. Your Master's knowledge and experience will be freely offered.
Being a Merchant does have some notoriety. Becoming a Merchant is wholly dependant upon having the aptitude to meet your customer's needs. You will have no shortage of problems. Being recruited to being a Merchant is of interest to members of Kebec's more affluent population, as well as Smugglers. Having a Wealthy friend could be of great benefit as you.