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Roadmap to Leaving Your Job & Starting a Creative Business

Online • March 10, 2015

In this Jam Session, Sumeera Rasul, Founder and CEO of Madesmith, will be discussing a plan you can start now, before you're ready to quit your job, and make sure that you'll be well on your way to building your business by the time you're ready to leave.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

If you're sitting at your desk and dreaming about starting a creative business, you don't have to let another year slip by. You can start taking steps today that will set you in the right direction. 

In this Jam Session, Sumeera Rasul, Founder and CEO of Madesmith, will be discussing a plan you can start now, before you're ready to quit your job, and make sure that you'll be well on your way to building your business by the time you're ready to leave.

About Sumeera Rasul:
Sumeera is the founder and CEO of Madesmith, a premium platform that engages audiences through storytelling and exclusive collaborations with sustainable fashion and home goods designers.

Her latest education platform for designers, Madesmith Academy, is a first of its kind online school to help product designers and makers learn sustainable business and creative skills from top experts who have built successful brands.

As an Advertising and Marketing Executive Producer, Sumeera has worked for some of the world’s most respected and profitable brands such as Apple, GE, Starbucks, Google and Nike. She is also currently finishing her global EMBA at TRIUM, a joint program between NYU, London School of Economics and HEC Paris.

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Lisa O'Donoghue-Lindy

Please post the slides from this jam session. Thank you

March 11, 2015

Casey Andress

Is there replay available from this Jam Session? Thanks!

March 11, 2015

Tina Pettigrew

Hi Lisa, you can contact Sumeera for the slides.

April 1, 2015

Tina Pettigrew

Hi Casey, the replay is on this page when you click on "Listen to the Recording" (orange button).

April 1, 2015

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