I frequently speak about innovation, entrepreneurship, women in business, women in tech, diversity & inclusion, fashion tech, supply chain innovation, building startup communities & ecosystems, and my own career story. Below are some of the places & events I’ve spoken at…
Catching Up with Supply Chain Expert and Disrupter Lisa Morales-Hellebo
The REFASHIOND founder is dedicated to fixing the fashion industry's supply chain problems.
speaking on Localization as the Catalyst for Sustainability, Circularity, & Transparency in the Apparel Supply Chain at the Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC
Guest invited by SAP
at Convene, sponsored by GS1 US
at Convene, sponsored by GS1 US
Attendees included Adidas, Carolina Herrera, Walmart, Jet, Fung Group, GS1 US, The American Sustainable Business Council, SAP, UPS, Maersk, NYCEDC, Global Brands Group, Suuchi, Queen of Raw, CoLoadX, and REFASHIOND Ventures
Delivered Keynote on Convergence of the New Apparel Supply Chain and then spoke on a panel about blockchain; at Urban Zen, hosted by Donna Karan
speaking on Fashion Tech and Building Startup Ecosystems Outside Silicon Valley, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
at Tapestry HQ
Walmart id8 Associate Innovation Bootcamp Mentoring
at SAP NY
Podcast to promote the book — Disrupters: Success stories from women who break the mold
#TNYSCM's inaugural event/minimal viable launch, hosted by Work-Bench
What’s Wrong With Fashion? (www/Fashion) brought together the progress makers of the fashion world to diagnose today’s problems and define solutions for a better future. Profits of the event went to Open Style Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making style and clothing accessible to people of all abilities. The panel consisted industry professionals/firms doing progressive work to move fashion forward: REFASHIOND, CFDA, Two Blind Brothers and Open Style Lab. Event partner and host was Parsons School of Design.
Keynote & moderator of panel discussion
Latinas in Tech panelist for Hispanic Heritage Month
Women in Leadership Symposium 2017
This film will take a deep dive into the complex issues of diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. Our focus is to seek out and highlight both the individuals and organizations that are driving real change.
We have the vision, the deep entrepreneurial networks, and now we need the sponsorship dollars to make the film a reality.
NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual Trade & Commerce Mission
Mentor for presenting startups, Fashion Tech Investment Conference
Presenting an Intro to Fashion Tech & Digital Retail
VC Insider / Beyond the Fabric
Best of DC Party
Latinas Leadership Caucus
MUJER speaker series
Panel on Fashion Tech with Bindle & Keep and Equal Period
I was honored to be asked to keynote at this Latino MIT event.
The East Coast Chicano Student Forum (ECCSF) was developed in the 1980s to create structure and leadership, to promote solidarity, to strengthen collaboration, and to defend Latino entrepreneurial existence and mutual independence.
Member schools include: Brown University, Connecticut College, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Georgetown University, Harvard University, College of the Holy Cross, MIT, Mt. Holyoke College, University of Pennsylvania, Vassar College, Yale University, and Williams College.
Presentation and Q&A — Intro to Fashion Tech
Marie Custodio Collazo was kind enough to interview me for the largest newspaper on the island, El Nuevo Dia, prior to my speaking engagements at The Founder Institute and the Puerto Rican Science & Technology Trust.