Made in Canada
Presented By: Jennifer Lee, VP of Business Operations at Solidwear Enterprises
Abstract: In this talk, Jen will share her experience of taking the reins of an existing business and figuring out a way to make it her own. She will discuss the origins, growth story and changes afoot at Solidwear Enterprises, her family's business. If you've ever wondered how to take an existing idea or business and evolve it into something that's relevant to a new audience and changing contexts, Jen will share her stories on what's worked and what's failed.
Biography: Jen is the VP of Business Operations at Solidwear Enterprises, a domestic apparel manufacturing business. She began her career as a management consultant at Accenture, focussed on building the firm's Sustainability and Strategy practice. Jen is a mentor at WeWork Labs, and sits on the Advisory Board for the Creative Destruction Lab. She holds an Honours B.A. in Economic Development from McGill University and a MBA from the University of Toronto. Jen is also a proud alumnae of the Bishop Strachan School.
The talk is followed by an informal dinner with the speaker in SFB560. If you wish to attend the dinner, please fill out the RSVP form here
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