Jackie is a strong believer in the power of small businesses and communities in creating sustainable social and environmental change from the ground-up. A 2015 Ivey Business School Sustainability Certificate Alumni, Jackie has worked to strengthen communities through working as a business advisor in youth livelihood programming and digital transformation.
Jackie spent two years in Peru advising young vulnerable entrepreneurs in the process of starting their own sustainability focused businesses. During this time she also worked with local organizations to build their capacity in offering youth livelihood programming to ensure lasting change in the community.
Coming off her time working with entrepreneurs in Peru, Jackie launched her own business, Lesbihonestly, which offers fashion for queer womxn and a space to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. She will also be working with small businesses in Toronto to support them in their digital transformation journeys.