“It really is initially about deep listening and understanding what the organization is and what it hopes for, and then designing a process that aligns with who they are, where they want to go, and what their culture is, and then facilitating that process to move an organization forward in being able to deliver more concretely on their mission.”
Outside of work, Ash and Sean love to dive into a good book with a hot cup of coffee from Edgar and Joes. As avid readers, they say they love how close their office at Innovation Works is to great community resources like the recently renovated Central Library downtown. They are passionate about supporting the local community and small businesses.
Coming to Innovation Works, I had never heard of social enterprise. However, since becoming a DECA, I’ve been taught all about it, from hands-on experience with social entrepreneurs, to one-on-one time with the amazing Julie Forrester, to attending amazing events that showcase our local entrepreneurs. Being a DECA helped me realize my passion for the social impact space...
Currently, Mensadora is creating a program focusing on teaching seventh and eighth graders about period shaming. In the fall, Mensadora will be running a pilot program teaching students how to sew their own set of pads. Those not needing pads can choose to make pads to donate or can join in on other projects.