Value Chain: Where does your work fit into the apparel value chain? [check all that apply]
Raw Materials, Consumption.
Your Role: What is your relationship to the apparel industry? [check all that apply]
Target Population: What stakeholder groups do you engage or empower in your work? [check all that apply]
Brands, Consumers, Retailers - Specialty Store, Technologists, Youth.
Lever for Change: Select up to 3 ways your work is helping to transform the industry.
Capacity Building, Training, Technology.
Is your project targeted at solving any of the following key barriers?
A Job is Not Enough: Low-Income Workers Cannot Secure Long-Term Well-Being, Consumers Aren't Motivated to Care: Neither Compelling Reasons Nor Easy Means to Change Consumption Habits.
Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below?
Activate Local Know-how for Driving Solutions: Build Opportunities for Workers to Become Leaders, Transform the Chain into a Web: Link Unlikely Sectors that Open New Pathways to Sustainability.
Innovation Inspiration: When you first conceived of your project, did you think of it as applicable to the apparel industry?
If you answered "no" to the previous question, which industry was your project originally aimed at transforming?
Community development, Education, Poverty alleviation.
● Replicating in the Apparel Industry: If your project didn't initially target the apparel industry, how are you specifically tailoring it to do so now?
Put a product focus on fashion and the ethnic clothe made in these places.
Are you nurturing or inspiring others to be changemakers? If so, how?
Yes, we have undergraduates on the team and are working closely with local youth groups to build capacities.
● Tell us about the partnerships that enhance your approach. How have you collaborated with others in the industry to increase your impact?
We work mostly with local youth groups and the International Women's Academy. Seeking to engage fashion labels next.