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VADA Voices On Sustainability

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free

VADA Voices On Sustainability

Join us for a social and informative event which will shed light on the positive developments in sustainability and ways in which you can become more sustainable too.

VADA presents an evening discussion on sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry, as well as in day-to-day life. A panel formed of four industry professionals will discuss the topic, before the floor is opened to a Q&A with attendees.

Our Panelists

Sienna Somers, Fashion Revolution

Sienna joined Fashion Revolution as a Policy and Research Coordinator to help further its mission of a fashion industry that values people, the planet and creativity in equal measure. At Fashion Revolution, Sienna campaigns for systemic reform of the industry through policy advocacy and by engaging with brands through projects such as the Fashion Transparency Index, a benchmarking tool used to assess and drive change among the top fashion brands.

Laura Adrianna Romanin, Sustainability Activist

Laura is an advocate of conscious fashion, clean beauty and lifestyle. Currently a Digital Producer at Selfridges & Co and worked on sustainable initiatives such as ‘Selfridges‘ Buying Better / Inspiring Change,’ ‘Project Ocean: Beauty Booth’ ‘Bright New Things’, ‘Happy x Nature by Kate Hudson & REFORMATION online and at Selfridges London.

Lilo Ask-Henriksen, Honey & Roots Founder

Lilo is the founder of Honey & Roots, a platform allowing the integration of knowledge and action in the synergetic approach of food, health, agriculture and sustainability. Lilo has an extensive educational and practical experience within the field of food and agriculture, health and nutrition, environmental sustainability, and socio-economic factors.

Vera Hoelscher, Expert in Consumer Ethics

Vera is a Lecturer in Marketing at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research focusses on sustainability and ethical consumption communities. She is particularly interested in the qualitative differences between physical and digital spaces.

Our Moderator 

Anyango Mpinga, Eco Innovator & Social Activist

Anyango Mpinga is an Eco Innovator who has embraced the principles of circular fashion to explore radical systems in textile design and promote conscious consumption of apparel and accessories. She is a Social Activist and the founder of Free as a Human, a fashion initiative working to raise awareness around human trafficking and the forced labour that occurs within the fashion industry supply chain.

VADA X Soles4Souls

Bring along an unwanted pair of shoes to donate to our charity partner Soles4Souls, a non-profit social enterprise that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes around the world. Everyone who donates will be entered into our raffle for the chance to win a pair of VADA shoes. Participants will also receive a discount code that can be used on our site.



VADA Voices On Sustainability