#225 Emma Mcilroy: Wildfang

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By Matthew Thompson, Matthew Thompson: storyteller from Belfast, and Northern Ireland. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Emma Mcilroy is the Co-founder and CEO of Wildfang: a clothing brand based in Portland Oregon whose mission is to rethink gender norms and how they show up in fashion. (She’s also proudly Norn Irish). In today’s episode we talk about:
  • Finding a pre-historic fossil as a kid
  • Landing dream jobs with the Premier League and Nike
  • The big problems she noticed in the fashion industry (why she started Wildfang)
  • And the ridiculous entrepreneurial rollercoaster she’s been on over the last few years
Check it out. https://bestofbelfast.org/stories/emma-mcilroy-wildfang

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