Bio (Fiona Robinson)
Doctor of Social Sciences
Fiona Friesen is a communications specialist, trainer and facilitator who launched Glue in 2004 to support nonprofits and small businesses. As the company evolved, she had the opportunity to work with all sorts of organizations from fledgling nonprofit startups, to young entrepreneurs, to seasoned professionals, to managers of global, corporate divisions and national corporations. At all levels, she found people committed to making a difference, leveraging their passion and expertise to foster a personal, meaningful agenda, either within or as a periphery to their business. Fiona is currently completing the Doctorate of Social Sciences at Royal Roads University to research the roles of social entrepreneurs, social enterprises and other socially-minded business leaders in building community and pursuing common social objectives.