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MEET THE MAKER’S: MAKE S**T HAPPEN – SUSTAINABILITY PANEL

Image via  @queenofraw

Image via @queenofraw

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Sustainability. Eco-friendly. Green. Ethical. These aren’t just feel-good buzzwords, they’re also becoming big business for brands across industries.

This special Meet the Makers: Get S**t Done panel will feature businesses, entrepreneurs, and makers who are making major things happen in their industries while also committing to making thoughtful decisions when it comes to the Earth and her inhabitants.

Join us as they share the why’s, how’s of their business journeys, and take your questions, live!

Hosted and moderated by Sabina Hitchen and Janine Just

About the panelists:
Corbin Chase
Creative Director for Queen of Raw

Corbin Chase is the Creative Director at Queen of Raw. Additionally, he produces stories for Milk Media, makes wine with his family in Texas, and is the host of the comedy show Girls! Girls! Girls! in New York City. Pulling experiences from outside of fashion has positioned him to connect a team of industry innovators- on a mission to push brands toward the array ethical options in production & manufacturing.

Teressa Foglia
Bespoke Hat Maker and Entrepreneur, CEO + Milliner at Teressa Foglia

Teressa Foglia is an entrepreneur and hat maker at the forefront of modern millinery design. Her passion for bespoke craftsmanship coupled with a love for travel has translated into the success of her eponymous millinery brand, and most recently the introduction of her Brooklyn-based studio and shop. Sustainability is at the core of her business. Her hats and store have been featured in Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, and Elle Magazine and loved by Jamie Chung, Nikki Reed, and Kerri Russel.

Annie Caminiti
Managing Editor of DuJour Magazine

Annie Caminiti is an Associate Editor at DuJour Magazine, a luxury lifestyle outlet based in New York City. While digital media within the publishing industry evolves, so does the way editors focus on sustainability. Annie tries to focus on shining a spotlight on eco-friendly brands or initiatives while maintaining a luxury lens.


Taisa Veras
Director of Social Media at NYC & Company

In her role, she oversees the strategy and execution of all social media channels both domestic and international. Her focus is to utilize social to raise the profile of New York City and to inspire travel, exploration and positive word of mouth about the five boroughs. She also supports vibrancy marketing programs such as NYC Restaurant Week, Broadway Week, Off-Broadway Week,
Must-See Week and the #SeeYourCity UGC campaign initiative. She works with various media agencies that oversee the social paid efforts for big campaign initiatives and manage our Chinese social media agency. Before joining NYC & Company, she was a Digital Marketing Manager for various brands in the beauty, wellness, and fashion industries. She also worked in the tech industry at SaaS company, Percolate, and at a fashion tech startup in London called Shopa.

Two signature cocktails included with purchase of a ticket.

Location
The William Vale Hotel
111 North 12th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249

Earlier Event: May 19
Parsons MFA Fashion Exhibition
Later Event: May 31
The Monument Quilt