LYLA PATEL | design, international development
With a background in Sustainable Development, and a gift for communicating TRAID’s complex work, Lyla runs TRAID’s Education Department working directly with thousands of children, young people, teachers and customers every year. Lyla delivers a programme of lectures, participatory workshops for all ages which are designed to unpick the issues around ethical fashion, clothes recycling, the environment and world poverty. Her intelligent and inspiring workshop skills are in high demand in schools, universities and further education institutions across the UK.
TRAID is a fashion recycling charity (reg no 297489) working to make the nations unwanted clothes matter. For every garment TRAID collects for re-use and re-sale on the UK, TRAID make a positive impact on someone’s life, somewhere in the world.