Abigail Okunlola
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Profession / role:
Company / organisation:
Fashion 4 Change
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My primary role in relation to fashion is:
I am looking to discover or buy
building relationships with various people in this field.
About me / About business or organisation:
I am 24 year old Law Graduate and currently work for Christian Aid as a Youth Volunteer Development Officer. I also run a Social Enterprise called Fashion 4 Change. Through this, I organise fashion fundraising events, which are a combination of swishing parties/fashion shows. My strap line is: where fashion changes more than your wardrobe: it changes lives. Money raised from these events is being used to build Practical Skills Centres in a number of developing countries where young adults can go and learn trades such as tailoring, jewellery making and bag making. We then provide them with loans and business advice so that they are then able to set up businesses and hence have a route out of poverty.
Career history / Company history:
01/09/09- current date- Christian Aid: Youth Volunteer Development Officer

30/01/09- 30/04/09-Christian Aid Fashion Volunteer

30/10/08- 01/01/01- Charities Advisory Trust- Manager

19/08/08-28/10/08- Platform 2- Volunteered in India for 10 weeks.

01/10/05- 04/04/08- Gap- Sales Associate

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At 8:07pm on July 31, 2011, Alma Erzhanova gave Abigail Okunlola a gift
At 20:07 on July 31, 2011, Alma Erzhanova said…


Dear Abigail!

I would very much appreciate your help. I am studying for an MA in Marketing at Kingston Business School under the supervision of Professor Robert East. We are conducting research about Fairtrade goods and ethical fashion clothes, and ask you to complete the enclosed short questionnaire. 
I am also offering a £50 shopping gift voucher to the lucky prize draw winner!!!!

Could you please complete this questionnaire, following the link

Thank you very much for your help.
Yours sincerely,

Alma Erzhanova

At 10:30 on June 21, 2010, jacqueline said…
hey girl
best you set up the group....or if you prefer i can....either way...it needs to get started :)
At 9:19 on June 2, 2010, Colin Leslie Bamboo Eyewear said…
hi Abigail,
welcome to EFF,, good to see you here ..please check my homepage .. regards

At 11:22 on June 1, 2010, jacqueline said…
welcome to the site abigail...put your F4C pic up...see you friday
At 12:29 on May 31, 2010, David McGill said…
Hi Abigail, Im very interested in your fashion shows. Tartans for Africa now has specially designed fabrics for 23 African countries which create awareness and are an important fundraiser for projects all over Africa. I work with womens groups - Karibu in Scotland and World Women Trade Fair in the USA - and collaborate with fashion colleges in the UK and Europe. This is the YouTube link for the first Tartans for Africa fashion show. http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=tartans+for+africa&search_type=&a=f

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