4TH AFRICA WOMEN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM

Unleashing Ideas: Innovation, Sustainability & Enterprise Growth

8 - 9 November 2018
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa

FARAI SIMOYI

Founder/Creative Director

Farai Inc.

New York

 

From fashion designer to fashion executive, this global leader exemplifies the business of international fashion and development. Honored on the pages of FORBES, Essence, & Destiny Magazine and interviewed by the likes of SABC & BBC News, Simoyi's purpose: "creating global fashion houses and developing emerging retail brands."

Behind her, Simoyi has over 10 years of experience designing and consulting for celebrity fashion houses (where she oversaw production and manufacturing), accumulated esteemed awards, and toured the world speaking on global fashion developmental panels such as The Luxury Africa Fashion & Beauty Panel- hosted at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Reflecting Simoyi's inner traveler, personal standards, and need for quality and ethical products, is her desire to bridge the gap between Global Consumers and African Made products. Also woven into her career experience is her passion for empowering women and young creative entrepreneurs through her global conversational platform, BLOOM Org.

 

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