Proven Fashion Expert: Life Style, Trend Forecasting, Print & Color Self-directed, driven fashion and arts professional skilled in leading, building, gathering and analyzing of impactful research that guides, cross-functional design teams to ensure success and achieve goals. Demonstrated successful development and seamlessly executing research and design that creates revenue in demanding organizations and highly competitive industries. Recognized for maximizing designs by implementing knowledge, travel and research through analysis of life styles and history to gain understanding and public awareness, emerging trends and lifestyles. Highly organized, creative problem solver who excels at guiding teams through complex projects by identifying goals and advising on implications. Expertise includes teaching, mentoring, developing, designing, organizing, predicting trends, textiles, advising fashion industry executives and young designers on emerging trends. Recipient of numerous awards from prestigious grants/institutions, including selected as a speaker on TEDX. • Color & Prints • Mentoring/Teaching/Coaching • History of Fashion • Video & Film • Concepts & Presentations • Textiles & Trims • Fashion Show & Runway • Partnerships • Innovator • Extensive Travel Experience • Trends/Lifestyle/Forecasting • Empowering Others • Leadership • Visionary • Speaker