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.
As we say "adieu" to our resident writer Sean Meyer; who recently took on a new challenge. We want to thank you, Sean; for all the amazing stories you helped us tell about our co-tenants. Your talent is matched by your deep and sincere care for the people in London. We are so very grateful for being a part of your journey and wish you all the best as your roots at Innovation Works and Pillar run deep!