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B. Pick




  • Oana Branzei
  • Larry Plummer

B. Pick is an Entrepreneurship PhD student at the Ivey Business School. Their research is primarily concerned with Identity-Based Entrepreneurship and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for entrepreneurs with marginalized gender identities. B.’s academic background stems heavily from literary, feminist, and gender theory; they hope to explore Entrepreneurship from this lens.


  • HBA, Ivey Business School, 2022
  • BA (Honors Specialization in English and Cultural Studies), Huron University College, 2022

Research Interests

  • Identity-Based Entrepreneurship
  • Gender and Entrepreneurship
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


  • Pick, B. “Courtrooms and Kitchens: On Private, Public, and Gendered Spaces in Susan Glaspell’s ‘Trifles.’” Semicolon 9, no. 1 (2021): 37–39.

Awards and Honours

  • Brock Scholarship
  • Morrisette Institute for Entrepreneurship Scholarship
  • Hellmuth Scholar (2018-2022)
  • Great Minds, Great Hearts Scholarship (2019)

Academic Experience

  • Undergraduate Student Research Intern (2021), Western University
  • CURL Fellow (2018), Huron University College

Professional Experience

  • Founder, CEO, & Jewelry Maker – CottageCoreCA
  • Operations Agent – Royal Bank of Canada
  • Opinions Editor - Western Gazette
  • Copy Editor – Western Gazette
  • Freelance Writer & Journalist


  • “Men & Modernism: Functions of Literary Toxic Masculine Relationships under Capitalism” presented at Making New Stories 1922/2022: A Conference Celebrating a Centenary of Literary Modernism (2022).
  • “Coding Ivey Publishing: Building Sustainable Values for Tomorrow’s Leaders” presented at the 2021 Undergraduate Student Research Internship Showcase and published by Ivey’s Centre for Building Sustainable Values and Western Libraries’ Research Commons (2021).
  • "The Colour Lavender: On Intersections in Gender, Sexual, and Racial Fluidity" presented at Revealing and Revoicing Narratives of Africa and the African Diaspora: A Multi-disciplinary Virtual Student Conference (2021).
  • “Less is More: On Fair Trade and Small Producer Agriculture” presented at the 2nd Annual Conference for the Centre for Undergraduate Research Learning (2018).


(anticipated completion 2025)

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