I chat with Jacqueline Brown, author of Fashion Africa – a comprehensive guide to the designers, materials, and sustainable practices available in Africa.

Jacqueline is also a business coach and director of the Fashion Africa Conference that assists designers, brands and retailers to re-imagine their supply chain to produce ethical and sustainable products. This will ultimately impact local communities.

Jacqueline is also a business coach and director of the Fashion Africa Conference that assists designers, brands and retailers to re-imagine their supply chain to produce ethical and sustainable products. This will ultimately impact local communities.

Show notes

  • Jacqueline’s background and journey to start Fashion Africa.
    Starting her own clothing label that is made in Ghana and Kenya.
    The challenges of time and finances in order to manage an organic side hustle.
  • Juggling studying, having a full-time job and building a side hustle.
    Jacqueline’s vision of her ‘WHY’ has kept her focused through the difficult times.
  • Evolving her side hustle to cater for the online global community.
    Fashion Africais a comprehensive guide to the designers, materials, and practices available in Africa.
  • It’s a social enterprise promoting ethical sustainability within Africa’s fashion and textile industry.
  • Jacqueline assists designers, brands and retailers to re-imagine their supply chain to ultimately impact local communities.
  • Passion is about serving the greater whole to provide better lives for everyone.
  • Feel the fear and do it anyway! The antidote to fear is action.
    Always have a plan B to ensure a regular income.
  • Don’t need to have the polished plan to start TODAY!

Learn more about Jacqueline Brown

Be part of growing Africa’s fashion industry! Check out Jacqueline’s book, guide and sourcing trips. You can thank us later!

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