Founder Friday with Colina Bruce, CEO of Noir Lux Candle Co.


Fri Oct 15 2021 at 04:00 pm to 05:30 pm


Center for Science and Innovation, Seattle University | Seattle, WA

Founder Friday with Colina Bruce, CEO of Noir Lux Candle Co.
From Side Hustle To Storefront: Building Black Business in Seattle - with Colina Bruce, CEO of Noir Lux Candle Co.
About this Event

The Seattle University Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (SU IEC) presents our first FOUNDER FRIDAY of the academic year with Colina Bruce, CEO of Noir Lux Candle Co, on Friday, October 15 (held in the new Sinegal Center for Science and Innovation).

Reserve your ticket and invite your friends to network and catch up with your entrepreneurial friends, hear Colina’s founder journey and how she turned her side hustle into a successful Black-Owned Business, and get the inside scoop on ways you and your business can benefit and volunteer in the IEC programs!

COLINA BRUCE, CEO, of Noir Lux Candle Co graduated from Seattle University in 2015 with a Master’s degree focused in Nonprofit Leadership, using her strong community and social services skills in her day to day business ventures. Colina is an experienced director with a demonstrated history, serving as an advocate of educational equity for ALL students and families, working directly with students, families and schools to promote strategies that stimulate inclusive environments and practices linked to student achievement. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Event Management, Fundraising, Leadership, and Student Development, Colina aims to build a strong community of business leaders from all backgrounds with her skillset.

Noir Lux Candle Co is a black-owned, woman-owned business, specializing in handcrafted natural wooden wick candles, poured in small batches. Noir Lux believes in self-care, good vibes, and nostalgia, and they have a little something for everybody.

About SeattleU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (IEC): Housed in the Albers School of Business, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center supports all Seattle University students and alumni as well as the greater Seattle entrepreneurial ecosystem with the mission to Accelerate Entrepreneurial Leaders for the Common Good. The Albers School of Business and Economics is a nationally ranked business school with the mission to develop exceptional business leaders who are values-driven and committed to advancing the common good.


4:00-4:30pm: Networking (food and hosted bar)

4:30-5:30pm: Fireside chat with Colina Bruce*

*This portion of the event will be recorded

**Masks must be worn at all times when not actively eating or drinking. Seattle University is considered a “fully vaccinated campus” under Washington State regulations – Seattle University requires all students, faculty, and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an authorized vaccine, unless the individual has an approved authorized exemption. All guests and visitors must complete the Safe Start health screening before entering campus.**

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Where is it happening?
Center for Science and Innovation, Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, United States

USD 0.00 to USD 15.00

Host or PublisherSeattle U Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
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