Wabanaki Women Rising Series – Conversations with Sunshine Tenasco, CEO Powwow Pitch and Her Braids Founder

Please join us on March 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. for Wabanaki Women Rising Series – Conversations with Sunshine Tenasco, CEO Powwow Pitch & Her Braids Founder from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg. She is a mother of four, social entrepreneur and author who believes that business is an exciting place where people can create positive change. She will share her journey to becoming a successful Indigenous Women Entrepreneur.

Sunshine launched Her Braids in 2015,  which is a business that aims to create awareness about the issues of clean drinking water in First Nations communities through beaded pendants, workshops and her children’s book, “Nibi’s Water Song”.  Her Braids has committed to donating 10% of their profits to the David Suzuki Foundations, The Blue Dot movement.

She is also the CEO of Pow Wow Pitch, which aims to give Indigenous entrepreneurs the platform to showcase their entrepreneurial endeavors and a chance to win start-up cash and mentorship.  Sunshine hopes to help cultivate the culture of entrepreneurship in Indigenous communities.

https://www.powwowpitch.org/about

https://www.amazon.ca/Nibis-Water-Song-Sunshine-Tenasco/dp/1443107891

https://www.flare.com/how-i-made-it/sunshine-quem-tenasco/

https://www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/m_pitches/quemeez

To register for this FREE EVENT:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wabanaki-women-rising-series-sunshine-tenasco-ceo-powwow-pitch-tickets-143312811477?ref=estw