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While in college, I co-founded Ruggette PBC, a sustainable outdoor apparel company for womxn. Our goal was to promote gender equity, inclusivity, and sustainability in the outdoors through making pants that better fit athletic womxn for their various adventures. We built the company from 2018 through January 2022. 

As COO, I oversaw all operations, financials, supply chain, HR, vendor management, and supported marketing, innovation, and design.

Unfortunately as we closed the business we had to shut the website down as well, but the Ruggette Instagram lives on as an archive of what we built. 

Some Ruggette Highlights:

  • products produced: 

    • THE Pants​

    • socks

    • 5-panel hats

    • beanies

    • camp cups

    • artist prints

    • t-shirts

    • sweatshirts

    • stickers

  • non-profits collaborations:

    • High Mountain Institute

    • SheJumps

    • Outdoor Afro

    • Protect Our Winters

  • 150+ active brand ambassadors

  • 12 interns

  • 5 artists in residence

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