LECTURER | Where Style Meets Sustainability
This monthly series will bring compelling experts and influencers from diverse fields to educate our community about a range of sustainability topics. Aditi Mayer is a sustainable fashion blogger, photojournalist, and labor rights activist. Her work explores the intersections between style, sustainability, and social justice through a lens of decolonization and intersectionality. The 45-minute talk will be followed by Q&A with our guest speakers so bring your curiosity and your questions!
PANELIST | How to Live a Greener Lifestyle
Bringing together pioneers and ambassadors of sustainable living, this webinar will identify ways you can make small but important changes in your lifestyle to help in the fight against climate change. From diets to household waste, energy efficiency to personal finance, you’ll hear about real, practical measures you can take to live more sustainably. We are delighted to be joined by inspirational sustainability advocates including TV presenter Tom Heap, horticulturalist and broadcaster Poppy Okotcha, Co-Founder of Make My Money Matter Richard Curtis, photojournalist Aditi Mayer and Smart Solutions Director Chris Carberry.
PANELIST | Reflecting on the Past, Reimagining the Future
What does the future look like for BROWNGIRLS? Join this panel discussion with Pragna Patel and Aditi Mayer to find out more about the legacy of South Asian women and how new generations are moving the needle forward on what ‘Brown Feminism’ looks like.
LECTURER | Decolonial Approaches to Land, Labor, & Fashion with Aditi Mayer
The fashion industry has observed a marked turn towards sustainability since the 2013 Rana Plaza incident in Bangladesh. Aditi Mayer, creator at ADIMAY.com and a labor rights activist addresses intersectional issues within the fashion industry pertaining to questions such as how does our fashion system today continue colonial practices, and how can we reimagine a new system? This lecture will explore sustainability beyond consumerism; addressing power dynamics in the industry and movement; and reframing our approaches to activism in sustainability.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER | The Conscious Festival Paris
The Great 2020 Unlearn with Aditi Mayer, Photojournalist, and Isabelle Lefort, Founder of Paris Good Fashion, will introduce how attendees can engage as conscious fashion leaders.
MODERATOR | Fashion Open Studio X Mercedes Benz Fashion Week: Human Nature and Rights of Nature
This talk explores what makes human rights and the rights of nature interdependent and inseparable from each other. Together, we look at how by protecting nature we are protecting people, discussing how fashion can have a respectful relationship to both.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER | Sustainability & Fashion Week
PANELIST | Conversations About Sustainability: Activism & Storytelling
Join us for an exploration into how activism and storytelling intersect with sustainability. What does activism mean to you? A word that has been used more regularly over the past years, we explore what it means to be an activist today. Can storytelling help spread mindful consumption? And how can storytelling be used as a tool for positive change? Guests include Aditi Mayer, Isais Hernandez and Sarah Jordan.
HOST | ‘This is an Intervention’
With the launch of the online exhibition and the announcement of the new curatorial teams of the biennial in 2022, State of Fashion closes one chapter and starts another one. With the online exhibition we wrap up the online program ‘This is an Intervention’, discover all the content created by the contributors that took over our platform the past 8 months.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER | UCLA Green Gala
Join us for Green Gala, UCLA's annual celebration of all the superb sustainability work that has been done over the past year. This year we will be honoring winners in 7 different categories and we are very excited to announce Aditi Mayer as our keynote community speaker!
HOST & PANELIST | Cypress College Earth Week Discussion
Speakers will explore how their identities inform their work, how social media has become a key tool for activism and awareness in the age of COVID-19, and the future of the climate movement. Panelists include: Aditi Mayer, Labor Rights Activist; Diandra Marizet, Co-Founder of Intersectional Environmentalist Platform; Isaias Hernandez, Creator of Queer Brown Vegan; Kamea Chayne, Creator of Green Dreamer Podcast; and Lauren Ritchie, Founder of It’s Eco Gal.
PANELIST | PowerShift: Authors and Journalists Career Panel
Interested in being an author and.or journalist in the climate justice space? This Career Panel is an opportunity for young people to learn from authors and journalists alignment with movement values to talk about their journeys and their advice - especially in regards to the environmentalism movement. You'll get to hear panelists speak on how you use your skills as a writer in the movement and more.