KNOWLEDGE & TOOLS TO BE AN ECO & ETHICAL CONSUMER
Learn an insider’s perspective what goes on behind closed doors in the mainstream fashion industry and the complex issues that contribute to an industry which relies heavily upon child labor & worker exploitation. Gain insight into the growing fair trade movement & how social business & the micro-credit revolution has helped to fight poverty around the world while also revolutionizing how the world can consume products in an eco & ethical manner. Walk away with tools & resources to be a more conscious consumer.
The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles
453 S Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDTAdd to Cal
Sarah Mark has over ten years designing for the fashion industry and for the last three years has been the lead designer for a fair trade social business start up company dedicated to empowering women through design. After years of working for the mainstream fashion industry she gained an insider's perspective on how the majority of the industry operates and the complex issues that contribute to a system of enviromental degradation and worker exploitation. In recent years she has dedicated her focus as a designer to focus on efforts that support the fair trade & ethical fashion movement with a broader goal to reduce waste and help fight poverty around the world.