Vanessa Yakobson is the CEO of Blo Blow Dry Bar, North America’s original blow dry bar with more than 130 locations across North America. Before this, she served as director of fundraising for the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) and led the organization’s charitable arms to raise an excess of $30 million. Yakobson earned her MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Women have a history of creating and inspiring change – from writers to politicians to business leaders. And many have founded businesses that began as a passion and have now grown to become industry trailblazers. I may not have thought I would become the founder and CEO of a global business, but I have led...
March 21, 2022