The Directory:

Diversity Initiatives

Bethann Hardison

Bethann Hardison - former model, advocate, and founder of the modeling and management agency that bears her name - has long been a groundbreaker in the world of fashion. She has helped guide the careers of some of the most prominent models in recent times and...

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Black Design Collective

Founded in 2018, the Black Design Collective is comprised of accomplished fashion industry professionals of color who seek to amplify the influence of and create opportunities for the community of Black apparel and accessory designers and costume designers within...

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Black in Fashion Council

Mission: To represent and secure the advancement of Black individuals in the fashion and beauty industry. We envision workforces where Black people are represented and amplified at every level, holding jobs in both C-suite and junior-level positions, and can work...

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Fashion For All Foundation

We are Hannah Stoudemire and Ali Richmond, two passionate individuals who are solution oriented driven; solutions lead to impact and impact leads to change. We believe in the transformative power of education, diversity and inclusion. Education coupled with...

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Harlem’s Fashion Row

Harlem’s Fashion Row is a social company that provides a voice for multicultural designers; through a creative platform that enables these designers to sell and present their collections to key leaders within the fashion industry. HFR is committed to creating...

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The Fem League

The Fem League, founded by Yomi Abiola, is a media site and community committed to changing the narrative of women in society. The Fem League offers a widened perspective and narrative of what it means to be a womxn creating the future today. We create media that...