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Couch Session I: Designing for diversity with NF Tomi Gbeleyi and N36'er Sage Franch

Jul 09, 2018

With the move to our new and improved headquarters this summer, we launched our ‘Life at NEXT’ campaign in order to capture what NEXT Canada’s culture, entrepreneurs and community are all about. A big part of the campaign is our couch session series where NEXT entrepreneurs discuss their startup journeys as well as functional or industry related topics.

Our first couch session featured Tomi Gbeleyi, Founder of Makeup for Melanin Girls and Sage Franch, Co-founder of Crescendo. The two entrepreneurs who are currently a part of the Next Founders and Next 36 programs respectively chatted about the importance of diversity in the workplace and shared snippets of their entrepreneurship journeys thus far.

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