Theresa VanderMeer is the founder and CEO of Work + Shelter, an ethically-sourced cut & sew social enterprise based in the US and India. Its mission is to employ and empower women in India who need to earn a regular salary in a safe place. Work + Shelter works primarily with clients in promotional marketing, as well as other businesses. Before founding her business a decade ago, Theresa worked as an account manager for Google and Mojiva, a mobile ad network. She also worked in India as an associate director for offshore operations strategy at VivaKi, a digital advertising company. Theresa graduated from the University of Michigan, with a degree in anthropology and international affairs.
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