Jill Earthy is an entrepreneurially minded leader who believes diversity drives innovation. As a strategic advisor and Principal at Risery, Jill works on a number of projects including Female Funders (powered by Highine BETA) to empower female leaders to become investors in early stage companies through education and access. She was formerly the Chief Growth Officer of FrontFundr, an online investment platform, bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors. She has successfully built two companies nationally and sold them, and then spent 8 years in leadership roles in the non-profit sector supporting entrepreneurs including as CEO of The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs. She currently serves on the Boards of Sustainable Development Technology Canada, the Women’s Enterprise Centre and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Co-Chairs, We for She. Jill was recently recognized by Business in Vancouver as an Influential Woman in Business and by WXN as one the Top 100 most powerful women in Canada in 2019.
HEAD OF GROWTH — FEMALE FUNDERS