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Ethical Fashion Is A Feminist Issue
If you are a feminist and believe in social change, you must also consider why ethical fashion choices has the power to liberate women around the globe. In this speech/presentation, Ruby explain's how the dots connect, and offers solutions for how we can become more active change-makers through the fashion choices we make.
Glamour For Good
What does social responsibility and creating a positive social impact in the fashion industry look like? In this presentation, Ruby introduces solutions that participants can make in both their personal and professional lives that will make a lasting impact for future generations to come.
Grit & Glamour
What does it take to discover your “true north” and be guided by the brilliance of a life lived with purpose? Spoken from her perspective as a first generation immigrant who has forged an unconventional career path, Ruby shares how she has learned to re-define success on her own terms, and pursue an extraordinary and meaningful life.
Ruby Veridiano (www.rubyveridiano.com) is a writer, fashion correspondent and speaker whose work focuses on connecting the dots between women's empowerment and socially-conscious fashion, as well as promoting diversity & inclusion in the fashion industry. She is a contributing correspondent for NBC News, NYLON Magazine, and Mic.com, and has interviewed designers Anna Sui, Vivienne Tam, and Prabal Gurung, among other multicultural designers in the fashion industry.
She has also worked on the social responsibility team of the Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) Group in Paris, where she worked on global diversity initiatives.
Ruby delivers a passionate message to audiences and inspires women to not only embrace a "Glamour for Good" lifestyle, but to also empower them to find their voice, pursue their biggest dreams, and to love and believe in themselves. Knowing that the women who make our clothes have these same aspirations is the core motivation for Ruby's involvement in socially conscious fashion. Her global perspective and advocacy has been shaped by her roots as a spoken word poet, arts educator, and Asian-American community advocate. Globally minded and multilingual, she speaks English, Tagalog, and French.
Ruby has spoken at hundreds of venues and universities across the USA, Europe, and Asia, including:
Cornell University | The United Nations | Columbia University | Morehouse College | American University of Paris | UC Davis | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | Stanford University | UC Berkeley | UC Santa Cruz | Loyola University Chicago | San Francisco State University | UC Merced | Northeastern University | Florida State | YMCA of Las Vegas | Ateneo Manila | De La Salle Manila