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Friday, September 11 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
[PEOPLE] "Fashionpreneurship: Empire Building Advice for Multicultural Influencers

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"Fashionpreneurship: Empire Building Advice for Multi-Ethnic Designers" is a workshop led by three women who followed their hearts and passion for fashion and built their own empires. From the medical field, the law office, and corporate America, Sonia, Leah, and Adebisi speak to the audience about how to take the lead on building their own fashion and style brand. Incorporating their cultural and geographic locations into their respective businesses, these empire builders will speak to the audience and advise them on how to build their own empires vigorously, systematically and how to gain exposure to take their empires to the forefront. 
Panelists:Sonia Smith-Kang; Leah Frazier; Adebisi Adebowale 
Moderator:Folashade Butler

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Adebisi Adebowale

Adebisi Adebowale is the creator of the African fashion and lifestyle blog, Beese’s Pieces. Sparked by her love for the Ankara fabric, Adebisi began designing everyday wear using the traditional African fabric and capturing her modernized looks. With a marketing background, Adebisi’s inner entrepreneur flourished with the creation of DeBisi LLC, an accessories line focused on bringing the continent’s fashion style... Read More →
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Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier is one of Dallas' leading FashionPreneurs, a multi-licensed attorney, and recently recognized as one of Dallas' Most Successful Women of 2015. During her span as an attorney she has assisted clients with contract creation and negotiations, mediations, and copyright infringement as it pertains to photography. Coined by the Dallas Young Lawyers Association as the “one to watch,” Leah speaks consistently to... Read More →
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Sonia Kang

Sonia's multicultural experience is the basis for her brand. She was born in Puerto Rico to a Mexican-American mother and African-American father. She was raised in Hawaii before settling in California and marrying her Korean-American husband. Together they have 4 children they are raising as "mini global citizens". Being multiracial and raising multicultural children made her realize her life’s mission is to teach her children and others... Read More →



Friday September 11, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Grand Ballroom II

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