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Tune into Let's Do Coffee where we interview local entrepreneurs, either student, alumni or Mawji Centre Advisory members, about their ventures into entrepreneurship.


Each episode we dive into topics that explore the challenges, questions, and fears each individual has or had when operating their companies. 

 

Presented by The Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship. 

Oct 12, 2021

In this episode, Dale Schaub chats with Darryl Short, NAIT alumnus and founder of Karma Machine Manufacturing and Karma Medical Devices.   Darryl's family immigrated to Canada from South Africa and started their new lives here with a family, seven suitcases and his Dad's toolbox. This episode was hosted by the Mawji...


Sep 28, 2021

In this episode, Dale Schaub chats with Bean Gill, NAIT Medical Radiologic Technology alumnus and  co-founder of ReYu Paralysis Recovery Centre.  Bean hopes that 2012 remains the worst year of her life and openly shares her story and journey. This episode was hosted by the Mawji Centre and produced by Breanne Brown of...


Apr 6, 2021

In this episode, we chat with Kathy Leskow, NAIT JR Shaw School of Business alumnus and founder of Confetti Sweets.  She started off baking cookies in her home kitchen and selling them at local farmer’s markets.  When she couldn't keep up with the demand for her sweets, she bought a commercial oven. Before she knew...


Mar 23, 2021

In this episode, we interview Kimberly Allison.  Kimberly completed her diploma at NAIT in the Radio and Television program.  She had dreams of a career as a film producer.  Her journey didn't end there.  She made a few career pivots and after several years in radio sales, with the support of her husband, decided to...


Mar 9, 2021

In this episode, we interview Patrick and Chaimae Cunningham.  Patrick completed his baking diploma and went on to NAIT's school of Business to complete his business diploma. Chaimae completed her business diploma with a management focus.  Patrick and Chaimae are the founders of Paddy Bakes, a company they founded when...