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Heatherjean MacNeil

Global Director

Heatherjean MacNeil is the Global Director and Co-Founder of Babson’s WIN Lab, where she is focused on accelerating women entrepreneurs and building a gender-balanced, entrepreneurial ecosystem. The first of its kind, the WIN Lab is an eight-month accelerator program that supports women founders to launch and scale high-impact ventures.

Heatherjean is a serial entrepreneur and founded a women’s ethical fashion company, Proxy Apparel. As CEO of Proxy, Heatherjean built global partnerships with women cooperatives to produce fashion-forward, sustainable apparel and accessories sold to the U.S. market. Heatherjean has worked extensively with for-profit, non-profit, and governmental organizations to develop leadership training programs, launch business development initiatives, and design experiential market efforts aimed at raising brand awareness and driving revenue. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Strategy at Bentley University. Her research is focused on gender and venture acceleration. Follow her @proxybird. 


My Speakers Sessions

Monday, April 18

4:55pm EDT