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Kate Black

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Blogger, The Huffington Post and Founder, EcoSessions. University of Toronto grad. Université Laval grad.

Blogger, The Huffington Post and Founder, EcoSessions. University of Toronto grad. Université Laval grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Ad Sales
  • Business Development
  • Marketing
I have an idea that I'm exploring
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Ad Sales
  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing

Involved In

Founder

EcoSessions®
Magnifeco.com

Positions

Consultant, Speaker, Author Self January 2012 - present
Founder EcoSessions® April 2013 - present
Founder, Editor-in-Chief Magnifeco.com 2009 - present
Blogger The Huffington Post January 2014 - present
Global Key Account Manager Global Affiliate Network 2007 - 2008
Product Manager Digital Ad Agency 2005 - 2007

Education

University of Toronto 2004
Université Laval École de langues (ELUL) 1999 - 1999

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Engineering
Advisor With
  • • Finance
  • • Venture capital
  • • Business Strategy
  • • Fashion & Retail Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Events
  • • Media
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fashion • Content strategy • Event strategy • Public speaking • Publishing • Social Media Marketing

Key Accomplishments

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Carolina Cantor
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, ShopEthica.com. Previously Business Development and Marketing Associate, New York Habitat.
Kate is already an experienced and successful entrepreneur, as well as a great networker. She is a passionate, driven, and knowledgeable ind ... ividual. I've collaborated with her through Magnifeco.com and EcoSessions and have had very positive experiences on every occasion. I think she's had a great impact on the eco community with her past ventures and I'm excited to see what she'll do next. I'm proud to vouch for Kate because I am sure that she'll have continued success as an entrepreneur.
Hedvig Alexander
We worked together  •  Founder, Far & Wide Collective. Previously Owner, Jali Designs Ltd. Yale grad. Harvard grad.
She is incredibly good at creating momentum, get things off the ground and getting people on board for various project. I can not think of b ... etter trades for an entrepreneur!
Bob Bland
We worked together  •  CEO + Founder, Manufacture New York. Previously Freelance Wovens Designer, Electric Love Army.
She's already a super-established media founder in the sustainable fashion world. You'd be lucky to have her participation, as its highly pr ... estigious.
Erika Freund
We worked together  •  Founder/Creative Director, Mikuti, LLC. Previously Adjunct Professor, Centenary College. NYU grad.
Kate excuberates both the EQ & IQ of an entrepreneur. She is incredibly driven and thoughtful in her pursuits to explore the ethical fashion ... industry. She connects and shares with others selflessly and consistently, giving her the reputation of a true peer mentor within her network. Anyone who get has the opportunity to work with Kate is lucky.
Erika Freund
We worked together  •  Founder/Creative Director, Mikuti, LLC. Previously Adjunct Professor, Centenary College. NYU grad.
Kate has the true EQ & IQ of an entrepreneur. She is a thoughtful connector, and ideas driven woman who executes tangible results through ev ... ery project or venture she embarks on. She provides incredle peer mentorship, and proves to be a "go-giver", always. Kate sees beyond limitations, and consistently shows how committed she is towards her goals.
Erika Freund
We worked together  •  Founder/Creative Director, Mikuti, LLC. Previously Adjunct Professor, Centenary College. NYU grad.
Kate has the true EQ & IQ of an entrepreneur. She is a thoughtful connector, and ideas driven woman who executes tangible results through ev ... ery project or venture she embarks on. She provides incredle peer mentorship, and proves to be a "go-giver", always. Kate sees beyond limitations, and consistently shows how committed she is towards her goals.
Stephanie Benedetto
We worked together  •  CEO | Founder, Queen of Raw.
Kate's experiences as an entrepreneur and deep understanding of the sustainability industry truly set her apart. Already a leader in the fi ... eld, her intelligence, communication abilities, and passion for change translate into actions that are making a difference in the world. She dedicates herself to achieving her goals, while also making long-lasting connections and mentoring those around her.
Nimet Degirmencioglu
They're my friends  •  Chairperson, NYC Fair Trade Coalition and Co-Founder, Soham Dave.
She is Very good at analyzing and understanding and finding solutions. And she has very good communications skills

Stephanie Benedetto
We worked together  •  CEO | Founder, Queen of Raw.
Stephanie is incredibly intelligent, and can see challenges from a 360 degree perspective. If there is an aspect she doesn't know- she'll se ... ek the thought leader in that space to learn more. She's thorough, dedicated and well connected.

Lindee Daniel
They're my friends  •  Owner & Designer, LINDEE DANIEL. Passionate about business making the world a better place.
Lindee designs skills are second to none. She could become a leader in the bespoke, sustainable luxury space in the US given the proper reso ... urces.