Before starting FinalStraw, Emma earned her master's degree in environmental management and sustainability at Harvard. She spent four years in the Pollution Prevention Department at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working to reduce the Lab’s waste. Emma lives in Whistler, British Columbia with her dog Burrita and her spirit animal is a cuttlefish.
April 23rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 52 mins 36 secs
This week’s featured founder is Emma Rose Cohen, CEO and co-founder of FinalStraw. FinalStraw is a collapsible and reusable straw for a sucking alternative that will help reduce plastic waste across the globe. The inspirational and educational side of her story includes a Kickstarter experience that many hope for when they launch their Kickstarter campaign. In fact, FinalStraw raised $1.89 million during their campaign.