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Recap Kingpins Transformers: Women in the Indigo Universe

On October 24th 2017, Mariette Hoitink (HTNK) and Andrew Olah (The Kingpins Show) curated and moderated Kingpins Transformers: Women in the Indigo Universe. This bi-annual summit gave stakeholders in denim (industry, government and education) a look behind the indigo curtain to spotlight the role and stories of women in the denim industry. It featured women operating in managerial positions in different parts of the denim supply chain - from cotton growing to marketing, from denim mill/weaving to laundry, from trend to brand. The speakers were: 

Alice Tonello - Marketing & R&D Manager, Tonello sri, Italy
Amy Wang - Board Director & General Manager, Advance Denim Co. Ltd., China
Sedef Uncu Aki - R&D, Planning & Operations Director, Orta Anadolu, Turkey
Tricia Carey - Director Global Business Development, Denim Lenzing Fibers, USA
Daniela Della Rosa - Director, Founder, DDR Law Firm, Italy
Gry Nissen - Creative Design Director/Retail Brainer/Brand Development, Denmark
Thecla Schaeffer - Chief Marketing Officer, G-Star RAW, The Netherlands
Amy Leverton - Denim Trend Forecaster + Consultant, USA
Sabine Kuhnl - Editor-in-Chief, Sportswear International, Germany

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by Team Peter Stigter.
Posted in: Events, Denim, Education

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