Ms. Designer Turned Founder
7+ years as a designer in fashion who saw first hand the detrimental impacts of the industry. International work experience. Starting a company targeting circularity through supply chain/manufacturing innovation. With the startup still in R&D, applying for an MBA to gain business foundations and learn how to be a leader in sustainable business.
Undergrad School: UCLA
Undergrad Major: Psychology / Fine Arts
Age: 29, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Founder of accelerator programs, Dancing
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Title: Footwear Designer
Length of Employment: 3 yrs
Big Life Wins:
– Spearheading sustainability initiatives at previous brand.
– Gaining recognition in startup community through pitch competitions and demo days through accelerator programs.
Post MBA Goal:
To launch my startup after my MBA to disrupt the fashion industry and show that taking responsibility for end-of-life will increase the bottom line.