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Nailah I Sankofa

Nama Ise-Ona
CEO, Creative Director/Designer
Austin, TX
From Chicago. Living/working in Austin while traveling to/working as much as possible in NYC. Thirty-five+ years as a multidisciplinary artist, fashion and furniture designer, interior design coordinator and, now shoe designer/maker. Founded RunWay Underground Fashion Production Group, Network and Academy. Director of NTUMA'PA Apparel Production Workroom and Boot Camp and Fashion Design and Atelier and Apparel Tech Academy. All-around justice hell raiser and cultural-community activist. Talk to me about: All the previous, fashion design, apparel/textile production, Afrikan/Black Diaspora arts and cultural, creating and sustaining ethnically diverse work environments. Being a person of colour in Austin while navigating gentrification especially in business.
Monday, October 1
 

11:00am

2:00pm

5:00pm

 
Tuesday, October 2
 

5:00pm

 
Wednesday, October 3
 

11:00am

12:30pm