Talking Trade: African Fashion and International Business: Creative Economies Powered by Capacity Building, Education, Entrepreneurship, Women Empowerment, and Innovation

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Talking Trade: African Fashion and International Business: Creative Economies Powered by Capacity Building, Education, Entrepreneurship, Women Empowerment, and Innovation

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African fashion is on the rise. Africa is making waves in the commercial fashion industry with the use of traditional patterns and textiles. Yet, failing economies and lack of investment opportunities have put African Designers out of focus and exclusion from the global fashion market. Join Roberta Annan, Founder of Fraillain, as she discusses the Frallain Initiative and its role in creating a platform for African designers through capacity building, education, and women empowerment.

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School of Business and Technology

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2015-09-24

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55:44

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