Dr. Kimberly McGlonn
CEO & Founder, Grant Blvd / CEO & Founder, Build It Boldly
Dr. Kimberly McGlonn is an advocate for justice and environmentalism, advocacy that informs her approach to leadership in the fashion industry. As Founder and CEO of the manufacturing start-up and BCorp Grant Blvd, she oversees the creative direction and growth strategy of the brand. Ultimately, Grant Blvd’s mission is to construct stylish, sustainably sourced fashion by reducing waste to landfills and by creating living wage jobs for women. Outside of these roles, Kimberly disrupts by guiding other social entrepreneurs in discovering their purpose, via her digital community “Build It Boldly."
Her work has been featured by Fast Company and Inc Magazine and funded by Beyoncé.
Sustainable Leadership Deep Dive 2022 Session Description
Values Aligned: The Future of Design
This session is about Dr. Kimberly McGlonn’s personal journey to discover her values and how she built a BCorp that centers transformative approach to design in fashion.
In this session, you will learn:
- Kimberly’s personal journey (expressed with vulnerability and authenticity)
- The origin story of her company, Grant Blvd
- Her insights into intentional, intersectional design