The winter issue of Smith Magazine is now out

Posted on February 12, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – A conversation with her mom about women’s changing bodies led Joanna Griffiths, BCom’05, to launch Knix. “There was this huge opportunity to change the way women feel about themselves,” Griffiths says. “I felt like somebody had to do it.” 

Today, Toronto-based Knix is reinventing the intimate apparel category.

Read about Joanna Griffiths and the story behind Knix in the latest issue of Smith Magazine.

Smith Magazine, for alumni and friends of Smith School of Business, features school news, in-depth stories, profiles of fascinating graduates and faculty, as well as updates from alumni from around the world.

Also in this issue:

Sin City Success: Kelly McCrimmon, EMBA’03, helped make the Vegas Golden Knights the most successful expansion franchise in NHL history.

A little nudge goes a long way: Smith marketing professor Nicole Robitaille studies consumer behaviour and how to get people to make good decisions.

StartUps Snapshot: We spotlight new ventures launched by Smith alumni. In this issue: Jeff Alpaugh Custom (Jeff Alpaugh, MMIE’18); Vacation Fund (Erica Pearson, BCom’14); and 1 Million Teachers (Rizma Butt and Hakeem Subair, both MMIE’17).

First Person: Paralympian Benoît Huot, EMBA’20, talks about his gold-medal career.

The Great British Cook Shop: David Caldana, BCom’99, is teaching Brits how to get busy in the kitchen and to rediscover their love of food.