Jia Wertz is the Co-Founder of The Mastermind Exchange, a peer-advisory group designed to give high-achieving entrepreneurs invaluable advice and strategies to overcome growing pains and accelerate growth for their small businesses. She is also Founder and CEO of Studio 15, a socially responsible women’s fashion brand.
Through Studio 15’s commitment to philanthropy, the company has funded more than 30 successful ventures for female entrepreneurs in Africa through a strategic partnership with non-profit organization Kleos Microfinance Group.
During her 18-year career in business development, Jia led the Sales Development, Operations and Communications Departments for bebe, three districts for Aldo Shoes, among roles at other major brands. Jia is also a contributor at Forbes, Huffington Post,and Thrive Global. You can follow her journey on Twitter @JiaWertz.
Jia Wertz's Session:
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Political activism and the brand - what does it mean for brand reputation?