Prior to launching Shopthefloor.com, Meredith bootstrapped three companies in the fashion industry, opening showrooms across the US & Canada, and generating over $45m. Her companies partnered with global brands including H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue, Urban Outfitters & Amazon, dressed the likes of SJP & Julia Roberts, and were featured in NY Times, Vice & Vogue.
Today, Meredith is a venture capital investor with Voyager Capital and pays it forward as a mentor to countless founders, Board member at Greater Vancouver Board of Trade & Metabridge, and co-founder of a national startup educational program and incubator for youth (est 2013).
Meredith’s work has been recognized by Global TV, CTV, Glamour, CBC, Globe & Mail, BC Business, Business in Vancouver (Top 40 Under 40), Startup Canada (National Entrepreneurship Promoter of the Year) and as a 2017 YWCA Women of Distinction winner
(Innovation & Entrepreneurship).
This video is part of the Museum's acclaimed "Revolutionaries" speaker series, featuring renowned innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors. Discussions revolve around the process of innovation, its risks and rewards, and failure that led to ultimate success.
Brené Brown studies vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. Her follow-up TEDx talk is here and it's as beautiful and honest as anything we've ever heard.
Rita F. Pierson has spent her entire life in or around the classroom, having followed both her parents and grandparents into a career as an educator.
Find a full written transcript of the address here.
The author of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' Elizabeth Gilbert has thought long and hard about some large topics. Her latest fascination: genius, and how we ruin it.