Egypt, Cairo - The Oriental Hybrid (Taiwan, China) in Partnership with Morocco Fashion Future, Fashion Revolution Egypt and Green Fashion Tours (Germany) organized a webinar duo that is designed to introduce the sustainability topics in the fashion industry with a focus on Morocco and Egypt to the global audience. The online event takes place on Wednesday April 7th from 6-9pm & Saturday April 10th, from 1-4pm.
100% of the proceeds from the webinar will be donated to support the Egyptian Clothing Bank for preparing Eid clothing sets for orphans and Association Tithrite from The Anou in Morocco to build a workshop place for the weavers in the Middle Atlas mountains in Ramadan 2021.
The 2021 North Africa Sustainable Fashion Webinar (#2021NorthAfricaSFW) aims to provide industry insights from the native perspectives to help the global audience understand the sustainability challenges and visions in fashion in North Africa, as Egypt and Morocco are major suppliers for the European fashion brands, as well as main travel destinations for international tourists. Digitalizing fashion experience is a non-deniable raising trend and this webinar shall reduce the hindrance of technology accessibility and language barriers, showing the world the best examples and changemakers from the region.
The webinar duo provides a great opportunity to educate students and young professionals on fashion consciousness during the pandemic e-commerce transition and well-prepare them for the travel boom in the post-pandemic era.
This non-profit webinar is characterized by the fact that the organizer has solely invited local speakers who can share their first-hand experiences and local culture with the global audience.
Sharing Best Examples from Egypt to the World 7 speakers from Egypt, including Founder of Egypt’s largest designer e-commerce platform Mitcha; CEO of the largest circular fashion program in North Africa Egyptian Clothing Bank; Program Manager from Egypt’s leading social business incubator Nahdet El Mahrousa; Founders of conscious fashion brands adored by Egyptian celebrities and featured at Cairo International Film Festival Up-fuse and Saqhoute; Business Manager of sustainability certification specialized organization Control Union Egypt; Founder of one of Egypt’s largest artisan training incorporated social enterprises That will be sharing their first-hand knowledge and experiences on sustainable and circular fashion development with the audience worldwide.
Apart from the staff of German International University of Cairo and students of Cairo University and of American University of Cairo, attendees in the web sessions include students and researchers from prestigious institutions, bloggers, and important fashion industry leaders from USA, Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Taiwan (China), Egypt, and Morocco.
Press Relations: Niama El Azzab, 5th April 2021
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