What was your previous (or current other) career, training or background?
Fashion Design & Technology from KPU in 1995, followed by over 20 years in the apparel industry, mostly garment development for international sportswear brands. Co-owner of small online natural bead business.
What change are you seeking to create through this initiative?
The past years, my intention has been to spread awareness towards slow fashion alternatives and reconnection to Nature, as a means to alter society’s reliance on fast fashion. However, with the onslaught of the pandemic, and rising consciousness of power inequity, with its direct link to climate emergency, I feel even more compelled to raise awareness of how acknowledging that we ARE Nature can help clue into more conscious choices. Thus, with Nature as my guide, and continuous decolonization work, the hope is to tap into a connected life. Advocating a cultural shift towards learning and unlearning – thus embracing new knowledge with humility, respect, and grace. I support conscious living, and knowing that we are all connected. The return to harmoniously being Nature rather than being against it.
What does the concept of ‘the greater good’ mean to you?
Serving beyond self.Visit website