Thursday, April 13, 2017
Berg Event Space
1525 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108
Hear Rightfully Sewn founder and president, Jennifer Lapka Pfeifer, speak about how her organization is working to bring opportunity and jobs to our community through the business of fashion. Two of the five Rightfully Sewn resident fashion designers, Kate Nickols and Ami Beck, will also speak about their design influences, creative processes, and business practices.
Rightfully Sewn provides seamstress training for at-risk women so they can thrive in a specialized workforce that will reestablish Kansas City as an epicenter of garment manufacturing, while at the same time, propel Kansas City fashion designers to market so they can supply the burgeoning demand for high-quality, American-produced garments.
$10 in advance | $15 at door
Box lunch included in ticket price.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Registration and Lunch
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM: Presentation