With a focus on creative design for sustainable development, Laura Francois has been working globally empowering startups, non-profits and governments to maximize sustainability and use creativity in business as a force for good in Canada and Southeast Asia. Laura is a trained social impact strategist and the co-founder of impact enterprise program, The Spaceship. Laura’s work has been featured on BBC World News, Forbes, Netflix, TedX, The Disruptive Design Festival (DIF) and Singapore Design Week

Laura Francois

Chief Instructor

Clement is an impact entrepreneur who, at age 33, co-founded 6 startups, five of which are still growing globally. He started his career in 2010 with a Masters in industrial engineering working in the automotive, railway and steel industries before transitioning to entrepreneurship, and then the impact space. His key expertise lies in innovation, system thinking and business development. With Clement, passion is never lacking when solving for complex problems. His superpower lies in all things creativity, imagination and vision related. For Clement, The Spaceship is the ship designed with the tools of tomorrow - one which he would have enjoyed sailing back when he launched his first startup.

Clement Hochart


After a successful 20 year career in the global branding space working with industry leaders such as Grey Advertising and Saatchi, building legacy brands including National Geographic and P&G, Wendy made a shift. Having experienced the power of brands to shift behavior, create community, and build belonging, Wendy’s new mission unfolded: to leverage this power for good. Wendy has been enabling impact entrepreneurs to uncover their unique brands, anchor their company values, and bootstrap the creation process while ensuring their work's integrity (AKA avoiding greenwashing at all costs). Wendy created the Earth Ambitious Brand framework to fill the gaps where traditional branding falls short. This course brings all the latest knowledge in brand building in the impact space.

Wendy Long

Branding for Impact

Grace Fuisz is a podcast producer and editor, based in Nashville, TN. After getting her start at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center as a digital assets intern, she now focuses on wellness and entrepreneurship shows. She produces “Wellness, Community, Magic” by TRILUNA and “The Spaceship Podcast” by the Spaceship Academy, as well as editing and producing a variety of shows for Relationary Marketing. She strives for accessibility and authenticity, creating engaging episodes that feel like conversations between friends.

Grace Fuisz

Podcast Producer