How to Found a Business while Still in University
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About the Event
Stefany Nieto is a seasoned entrepreneur whose values are rooted in improving life, globally. In her second year studying at Ryerson, Stefany founded Green Iglu, an award-winning food-security start-up that builds food production facilities in remote communities across Canada, including the Arctic. During her 7 year tenure as Executive Director at Green Iglu, she oversaw operations and lead corporate partnerships including Google, Ernst and Young, and the Government of Canada. Recently, she transitioned her role as Exec. Director at Green Iglu to enter a new chapter as Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Gwella, a wellness company designing mushrooms for modern life. Her values have taken her around the world, re-conceptualizing ideas and creating meaningful impact, including food sovereignty in the Arctic. Deeply committed to entrepreneurial ecosystems, Stefany has continued to consult for startups and mentoring women and newcomer entrepreneurs.