Build Better: Social Enterprise Monthly Member Meet Up

Please note: this session is only available for EDGE members.

Join us with your afternoon beverage for community, support and meaningful connections!

About this Event

The Build Better: Social Enterprise Monthly Member Meet Up is an opportunity to explore social innovation, meet other social entrepreneurs in the EDGE community and have impactful conversations about topics to help you build your social impact venture. This month we are delighted to have special guest, social entrepreneur and tea sommelier Sheena Brady, Founder and CEO of e-commerce company Tease Tea and Founder of Founders Fund. Join us for an informal and interactive session moderated by EDGE member, Maya Saggar (Founder of LCI Movement) and an opportunity to hear Sheena’s entrepreneurial journey of launching a social enterprise, running, funding and growing an e-commerce company and why she launched The Founders Fund.

Featured guests:

Sheena Brady, Founder Tease Tea & The Founders Fund

Sheena Brady is an award-winning, serial social entrepreneur & professional Tea Sommelier. Established in 2013, Sheena is the founder and CEO of the e-commerce company, Tease Tea, an all-natural and sustainably sourced loose-leaf tea company based in Ottawa, Canada that gives back to programs that empower women. Today, she has grown this side hustle into a 7-figure company that serves customers in over 30 countries around the world while working in leadership at Shopify. Through their giveback program, Tease Tea has contributed over $150,000 in product and financial support to date, including their very own Founders Fund program, with a mission to elevate women identifying entrepreneurs. The Founders Fund has since grown into its own social enterprise as Canada’s first tech company & digital growth accelerator that provides women with access to funding, mentorship and resources to grow their businesses.

Maya Saggar (Founder, LCI Movement, EDGE member and session Moderator)

Maya Saggar is a mover, creator and educator, with years of teaching and entrepreneurial experience. Maya holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Pedagogy from the University of Toronto. Utilizing her career and educational experience, Maya launched her company LCI Movement, a movement education company that brings dance, physical activity and creativity into the classroom and the home through various programs and products.

PLEASE NOTE:

This is a free event. Spots are limited and open to EDGE members only. Register now to save your spot!

If you require any accommodations to register or to ensure your full participation in this event, please let us know at edge.programs@sheridancollege.ca