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Saturday, November 5 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Creating an Ethical Brand

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Join Jessica Hendricks Yee, creator of the Brave collection in a discussion about business philanthropy and the point at which those two worlds can begin to collide. Inspired by her time in South East Asia, Jessica was determined to use her knowledge of the fashion industry to collaborate with artisans thousands of miles away which then created dignified jobs and revenue to be re-invested in the business and donated to non-profits. Through this talk learn how to give back without giving up your business, how to create a give back program that really works and how to stay in line with your mission even when your business goes through growing pains.

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Jessica Hendricks Yee

Exposed to design and travel from a young age, Jessica Hendricks Yee was born in Paris and grew up outside Manhattan with eyes glued to the cases in her mother’s jewelry shop. Fascinated by indigenous cultures and spirituality, Jessica traveled to Cambodia to teach English during her studies at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She was mesmerized by the tangled synthesis of both the beautiful and heartbreakingly violent past of this small... Read More →


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