Leila Naja Hibri, CEO of Australian Fashion Council- "In Australia we have the opportunity due to our size, agility and maverick spirit to be an example to the rest of the world"
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In this episode Elizabeth speaks with Leila Naja Hibri, the CEO of The Australian Fashion Council (AFC) Leila was appointed as CEO of The Australian Fashion Council (AFC) in February 2020, having been actively involved with the AFC since its inception, and invited to join it's Board of Directors in 2018. Leila, who until recently, was the General Manager at Australian fashion accessories label Helen Kaminski and a Member of the Board of Directors of HKJC - a Tokyo based joint venture company with Yagi Tsusho Limited, has a background in Economics and Accounting and over 15 years' experience in luxury and premium brand management and development across APAC, Europe and North America. She has worked with organizations such as Arthur Anderson, The United Nations, Prada and Luxottica and led teams in Sydney, Auckland, London, New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo. In this chat Elizabeth and Leila take the pulse of our Industry, discuss the road to recovery, and Leila shares the AFC's vision for a re-shaped industry that is world-leading in purposeful innovation, mindful creativity and human-centricity. You can find the AFC at: Website: www.ausfashioncouncil.com Instagram: @ausfashioncouncil Become an AFC member here: www.ausfashioncouncil.com/join You can find the AFC Curated Program: Website: www.afccurated.com Instagram: @afc_curated Want to join our 'Start Your Fashion Business' Programme & Community? If you would like to learn online, gain the support of mentors and join an engaged community, please head over to: www.fashionequipped.com.au/start-your-fashion-business-programme/ You can find Fashion Equipped over at: Instagram: @fashionequipped Podcast Insta: @fashionbusinessmindset Facebook: www.facebook.com/fashionequipped Website: www.fashionequipped.com.au Work with one of our Mentors at Your Mentor Collective www.fashionequipped.com.au/yourmentorcollective/ Let's do this together, let's make The Fashion Business, YOUR Business!
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