February 14, 8:30am - 10:00am PST. Hosted at Galvanize
part of a series on Invest
About the speaker
Laura Clise is the founder and CEO of Intentionalist, an online platform and guide to small businesses and the diverse people behind them. Intentionalist makes it easy to support more connected, inclusive communities through everyday decisions about where we eat, drink and shop. Prior to Intentionalist, Laura held a variety of executive roles leading sustainability, corporate responsibility, supplier diversity, and external communications at AREVA, Plum Creek, and Weyerhaeuser.
Laura is an Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow and the recipient of an Exceptional Individual Achievement Award from the Human Rights Campaign. She is an alumna of Carleton College and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Laura serves on the board of directors for IslandWood and Athlete Ally, and can sing and/or order chocolate ice cream in Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, Cambodian, Hebrew, and Turkish. Laura is an Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow and alumna of Carleton College and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
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SPREADING LOVE THROUGH GREAT COFFEE & HOSPITALITY In 2008 Barry traded in his salary for his own independent coffee shop, Broadcast Coffee Roasters, named in honor of his dad’s lifelong passion for radio. The goal from the get go was to spread love and acceptance through hospitality and delicious drinks. Barry’s living the dream with three cafes, a stellar roasting team, and a growing community of friends, baristas, and business owners who drink and serve Broadcast coffee.
Every story has a beginning. Ours began with yeast.
Temple Pastries was created by Christina Wood and the city of Seattle in 2018. After years of baking in Gainsville, Florida, a 3,000 mile move to Seattle in 2015, and a few more years of baking, Christina went out on her own. Since then, Temple Pastries has grown from a few pop-up shops a month to the shelves of some of the best coffee shops and markets in Seattle.