Helen recently returned to college to complete her studies in Fashion and Textiles at SUNY Oneonta. She is an energetic and creative individual with an eye for detail. Helen is a self- taught Fashion Designer with experience in Marketing, Graphic Arts, Culinary Arts, Customer Relations, and Entrepreneurial endeavors. Her interest in fashion began at an early age watching the women in her family create and wear beautiful outfits. Early in her career, Helen owned a fashion design company and won the Best Fashion Designer award from Palomar College. As a visionary and self-starter, she possesses a stellar reputation for approaching each task with positive insights. Helen takes an empathetic approach to building enduring professional and personal relationships. Helen became interested in sustainable fashions after a trip to Mali, Africa. Her plans include working for a non-profit organization, which bridges the gaps between marginalized artisans and international fashion houses and as a consultant for sustainable fashion development and production.