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Tell us about your personal background. Why are you passionate about this issue? Making an idea a reality takes innovation, dedication and strong leadership. Do you have the necessary entrepreneurial skills to realize your vision?
Having worked in the fashion industry for 8 years, it made me question the rationality of paying £2,000 for a dress that a poor child in a sweatshop somewhere was paid around £1 to make. To me, the whole chain just seemed wrong and completely unnecessary, so I decided to work to stop it. No child, no person at all should be forced to work like that, just because they're in a do or die situation! It's even worse to exploit these people because they have no other option.
Organising any show takes a massive amount of leadership to pull it off successfully - co-ordinating 30+ people and egos as well as the audience and media takes a strong person. Judging by the success of our first two shows (£750 raised at our first event, over £1000 raised at the second), I'm that person!