Jennifer Armbrust is a leader in the field of feminist entrepreneurship and the founder of Sister and Feminist Business School. She has been writing, speaking, and developing curricula on bringing feminist principles into business practices since 2015.
Armbrust opened her first business, a fine art gallery, in 2003 at the age of 25. Before founding Sister, she was managing director of an arts nonprofit, partner in an online arts magazine, principal of a small interactive design studio, and head of her own creative consultancy. She has been advising entrepreneurs since 2012. In 2018, she was featured in Conscious Company’s “30 World-Changing Women” issue.
Armbrust holds a degree in Critical Theory and Political Economy from The Evergreen State College with advanced studies in small business administration, interactive design and healing arts. She lives in Carpinteria, California where she is lovingly devoted to surfing 3-foot right point breaks, while dreaming of the elusive left.
Proposals for the Feminine Economy
Transmuting the tensions between feminism and Capitalism, Proposals for the Feminine Economy gives us a roadmap forward by insisting that business can be a site of feminist practice if we embody our values, create new economies, and experiment with redistributions of power & resources.