Ari Driver

$125.00 raised of $1,000.00 goal

Ari Driver

Perfume Paradise
Owner

Ari Driver is an award-winning Winnipeg business owner, public speaker and crisis counsellor. In 2000, she opened Perfume Paradise providing downtown visitors and tourists with a memorable and dynamic shopping experience. Before coming to Winnipeg, she was a National Trainer for Cosmetics and Fragrances for Sears Corporation in Southern California. Ari brings a wealth of knowledge to the table, having won the Women Business Owners of Manitoba’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and serving as a board member with the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ . Ari chairs several BIZ committees including the Homelessness committee. She has served as President of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women in Winnipeg – Central and believes strongly in the role of the downtown and the importance of addressing the social issue of homelessness with long-term solutions like supportive housing and employment.