Value Chain: Where does your work fit into the apparel value chain? [check all that apply]
Your Role: What is your relationship to the apparel industry? [check all that apply]
Advocate/Organizer, Consumer, Designer, Non-profit Staff, Researcher.
Target Population: What stakeholder groups do you engage or empower in your work? [check all that apply]
Brands, Consumers, Corporations, Designers, Factory Workers, Factory Owners, Policymakers, Researchers, Retailers - Mass-merchandise Chain, Sourcing Manager / Supply Chain Manager, Supplier - contractor, Supplier - subcontractor, Technologists, Women, Youth.
Lever for Change: Select up to 3 ways your work is helping to transform the industry.
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Data, 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, Sustainability is Not Yet in the DNA: Fast Fashion’s Current Model Disincentivizes Value-Driven Economies.
Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below?
Unite More than Voice: Tap into Community Capital and Collective Resources, Activate Local Know-how for Driving Solutions: Build Opportunities for Workers to Become Leaders.
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?
● 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?
Are you nurturing or inspiring others to be changemakers? If so, how?
Students who work with me learn about the importance of gender equality and how it relates to sustainability in RMG.
● Tell us about the partnerships that enhance your approach. How have you collaborated with others in the industry to increase your impact?
Lensational embeds empathy, MenEngage teaches GE to male factory staff, SMUCT/NIFT, ChaNGE, JITA, Bengal Institute, Ashoka