Gina Adams is the Founder and CEO of Ware•ologie, a social venture that creates innovative hardware to restore levels of independence and empower people with physical challenges. After witnessing the severe impacts of Parkinson’s on her step-father, Adams understood first hand, the physical and emotional impact on individuals and their caregivers. She launched Ware•ologie in 2018, with the company’s flagship product, Buttons 2 Button Magnetic Adaptors. Adams invented the adaptive consumer dressing aid to help people carry out a vital activity of daily living and button effortlessly. Gina holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Wayne State University and a bachelor’s degree in Human Environment and Design from Michigan State University. In addition to her startup, Adams is active as the Founder and Executive Director of the environmental nonprofit, Peace, Love & Planet, is a member of the Lawrence Tech University Centrepolis Accelerator, Michigan Recycling Coalition, and Inforum. She also sits on the planning committee of MI Arthritis Foundation and is a board member of the MI United Cerebral Palsy Foundation.