Having experienced dynamic challenges and barriers throughout her personal life and in business while falling in love with tea somewhere along the way, Sheena decided to combine passion and purpose through entrepreneurship. Sheena built Tease Tea as solopreneur side hustle out of her condo to a million dollar, award winning company empowering tea lovers in 30+ countries.
In 2019, Tease Tea amplified its social impact mission to create gender equality amongst entrepreneurs. Through their Founders Fund program, Tease Tea has helped raise over $100,000 to fund women owned businesses while providing mentorship to over 500 founders across the country.
In 2013 Sheena started her first company, Tease Tea, out of her condo in Toronto. Today, Tease Tea has grown into a 7 figure social enterprise with customers in over 30 countries. To date, Tease Tea has raised over $150k in product and financial support to programs dedicated to empowering the lives or businesses of women.
In 2019, Tease Tea got more intentional about its social mission and built Founders Fund. Founders Fund is the first digital accelerator supporting members who are under represented, women-identifying entrepreneurs during every stage of their journey. Members can access mentorship, resources, and non-repayable funding for their business.
To date, Founders Fund has distributed over $100,000 to businesses while supporting over 500+ members gain access to mentorship and resources.
From the importance of investing in your potential to all things e-commerce and building a brand with purpose, Sheena has given several keynotes and participated in various panels/interviews.