GHANA FASHION COMMUNITY! If you have yet to register for your ticket, you need to ASAP because the line-up for the upcoming Fashion Africa Voices seminar is looking HOT!
Taking place in the heart of Ghana and the first edition of Fashion Africa Voices seminars on the African continent, brought by Africa Fashion Guide, it is strategic to have some of the best and the most key speakers from Ghana’s own local fashion industry join as speakers.
In partnership with British Council Ghana, Hatch Africa and Fashion Forum Africa, this March 22nd, Africa Fashion Guide are bringing their mini talk entitled Fashion Africa Voices to Accra, Ghana, during the British Council Enterprise Africa Summit. (See link to register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fashion-africa-voices-accra-edition-tickets-31106334885 )
Hosted by Ivy Prosper of Prosper Creative Group and Facilitated by Africa Fashion Guide’s own Director Jacqueline Shaw, the confirmed panel speakers are as follows:
Session 1: Fashion & Education
Host: Emeline Nsingi Nkosi – GhONE Tv
Speakers: Yvonne Ntiamoah – Radford University
Celeste van Joost – Celmatique
Madonna Kendona – Raffia
Nsimba Valene Lontanga – Libaya
Faith Senam – e’april Public Relations
Session 2: Fashion & Ethics
Host: Jacqueline Shaw – Africa Fashion Guide Ltd
Speakers: Akosua Afriyie Kumi – AAKS/Fashion Revolution GH
Dorcas Payne – Ethical Apparel Africa
Kofi Anokye – Studio189
Molly Keogh – Osei Duro
Vanessa Bannerman – Christie Brown
Session 3: Fashion & Finance
Host: Makeba Boateng – Fashion Forum Africa
Speakers: Claudia Lumor – Glitz Africa
Nana Kwame Adusei – Charlotte Prive
Stefania Manfreda – Elle Lokko
Tony Burkson – UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce
Emmanuel Odonkor – West Africa Trade Hub TBC
Session 4: “THE BIGGER PICTURE”
Interview – Up Close and Personal
Host: Ivy Prosper – Prosper Creative Group
Speakers: Maame Adjei – An African City
Girl Going Places
Fashion Africa Voices have a direct focus on business, entrepreneurship and sustainability within Africa’s fashion and textile industry, and brings together a niche group of entrepreneurs and SME businesses with an aim to support their business development goals and get them on the road to success knowing that ultimately this is important in driving success in Africa’s textile industry.
Venue: the British Council Accra offices – Liberia Road
Date: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Time: 1pm-4pm (open for registration at 12.30pm)
These Fashion Africa Voices mini talks are an opportunity for those who wish to delve deeper, ask those pressing questions they wish to be answered, as well as the chance to gain the specific industry business advice they need.
Spaces are very limited and so we do advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.
Do contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any relevant questions.
British Council Ghana
Fashion Forum Africa