Nadia Dawisha
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Three Week Series on Ethical and Sustainable Fashion!

Started this discussion. Last reply by NyThreadTrend Jan 6, 2013. 1 Reply

Hey everyone!My name is Nadia Dawisha, and I'm a graduate student, Fair Trade Towns organizer, and Critical Fashion blogger. I started my blog two months ago, and over the next three weeks, I will be…Continue

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Critical Fashion Blogger, Graduate Student, and Fair Trade organizer!
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My name is Nadia Dawisha, and I am a graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill doing my dissertation on social responsibility in the fashion industry, and am also an activist in the Fair Trade movement. I am currently pursuing my research on fashion and social responsibility, and two months ago I started a critical fashion blog, where I hope to engage others with this work! Very excited to be part of this histroy!
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Fair Trade Towns, Organizer
UNC-Chapel Hill, Media and Cultural Studies

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Mamafrica: Sewing Women's Lives for a Better Future in Conflict-Ridden Congo

Posted on January 20, 2013 at 3:24 0 Comments

Mamafrica is a woman’s sewing cooperative based in Bukavu, a city on the border of the DRC and Rwanda that has become a refuge for “internally displaced persons.” When Ashley Nemiro, an aspiring Ph.D in counseling and psychology, started her work at the Panzi hospital in May of 2012 to conduct research…


Ethical Fashion: How to Navigate an Industry

Posted on January 20, 2013 at 3:13 0 Comments

In the final part of this series with Eco-fashion pioneer Marci Zaroff, I wanted to turn to the question of what it will take to really change the textile industry, what regulations need to be instituted, and in what ways we can empower ourselves to navigate through the many contradictions of what is indeed, a very complex industry.…


ABAN: Empowering Girls in Ghana, One Fabric at a Time!

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 7:30 0 Comments

ABAN: Empowering Girls in Ghana, One Fabric at a Time

ABAN co-founder Callie Brauel, bottom right, gathers with a group of young Ghanaians benefiting from their own work through ABAN. At top left is Emmanuel Quarmyne, ABAN’s…


Are Our Clothes Toxic? Marci Zaroff, Eco Fashion Pioneer, weighs in!

Posted on December 6, 2012 at 0:00 0 Comments


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