Founder Friday Fall 2021

October 18, 2021

On Friday, October 15, 2021, our first Founder Fridays concluded this Fall quarter thank you to everyone that was able to attend.

Here is a recording of the Founder Friday with Colina Bruce. 

Looking forward to seeing you in our next Founder Friday on February 11, 2022!


From side hustle to storefront: Building black BUSINESS IN SEATTLE

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.