Break Things Podcast

Mistakes are universal, but so are comebacks w/ Emily O Brien

January 05, 2023 Brandi Leifso Inc. Season 2 Episode 5
Break Things Podcast
Mistakes are universal, but so are comebacks w/ Emily O Brien
Show Notes

Former Convict, current social entrepreneur and founder of Come Back Snacks. 

After serving a four-year sentence for drug smuggling, Emily O'Brien left prison with more than a kernel of an idea.

While incarcerated Emily quickly noticed sharing food brought people together, helped people heal and share their stories. 
 
Using humour, quality ingredients, and flavours inspired by the very ones made inside prison, Comeback Snacks attempts to remove stigmas associated with having a conviction. 
The company gives prior offenders the opportunity to gain confidence in moving on and moving away from reoffending.

In this episode of Break Things, Emily takes us through the myriad of hurdles she has had to cross in her fight for redemption.

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