Reyes

Andrea B.

Sustainable Fashion Consultant & Mentor

Andrea Reyes Sustainable Fashion Mentor Harlem NYC

Contacts:

Andrea B. Reyes Sustainable Fashion Mentor NYC FairTrade Coalition
Andrea B. Reyes LinkedIn Sustainable Fashion Mentor NYC
Andrea B. Reyes Instagram Sustainable Fashion Mentor NYC
Andrea B. Reyes A. Bernadette Youtube Channel

Professional Profile

Andrea is an experienced community organizer running the NYC Fair Trade Coalition, a 501(c)3 which she grew from 20 business members to 100 business members and over 100 fair trade advocates. She is an adjunct instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology and LIM College teaching global sourcing, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. She is a published author with Bloomsbury Publishing, and has written college level coursework.

Timeline

2013

2016

2017

2020

Founded A. Bernadette

Elected as Chair of NYC Fair Trade Coalition

UN Presentation on
Sustainable Fashion Debriefing

"Apparel Costing" Published by Bloomsbury

Professional Experience

NYC Fair Trade Coalition - Chair (New York, NY)
October 2016 - Present

  • Elected as chair, recruited businesses, advocates and board members.

  • Continue to lead board capacity building training.

  • Recruited and oversee 100+ businesses and 100+ fair trade advocates.

  • Host monthly fair trade community meetings, fair trade educational events, and partnership management between educational, nonprofit, and corporate organizations.

A. Bernadette - Founder (New York, NY & Uganda)
January 2013 - Present

  • Lifestyle fair trade brand focused on education, consulting, fashion workshops and advocacy events in NYC & Uganda

  • Work with artisans effected by poverty, designing products to bring to the
    U.S. market

  • Organize study abroad experiences bringing students for annual trips.

Teaching Experience

Fashion Institute of Technology NYC

Adjunct Instructor

(New York, NY)

January 2018 - Present

  • Courses taught: International Corporate Responsibility, Global sourcing in the International Trade and Marketing Department, Product Life-Cycle

  • Management in the Sustainability Certificate Program

LIM College NYC

Adjunct Professor

(New York, NY)

September 2014 - Present

  • Courses taught: Retailing, Global Retailing, Introduction to Fashion Business, Senior Fashion Merchandising Capstone, Graduate Level: Product Development

  • Created coursework for Fashion Merchandising Management Capstone

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College NYC

Adjunct Professor

(New York, NY)

September 2017 - June 2019

  • Courses taught: Import/Export, Global Sourcing and Supply Chain

  • Management, E-commerce & International Trade for the Fashion Industries

Academic History

Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, NY)

Master of Professional Studies, Global Fashion Management (December 2012)

Capstone: “Department Stores, Millennials, and the Triple Value Proposition”
Practicum: Participated in three international trade classes in Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai


Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, NY)
Bachelors of Science, International Trade and Marketing (July 2009)

Practicum: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Honors: Cum Laude

Presentations

Publications

Fellowship & Grants

The Fashion Institute of Technology Faculty Development Grant and Awards - Presented Marketing Ethical, Sustainable, and Fair Trade Fashion June 2018


Cotton Inc. International Market Research Grant - “Brazil - Cotton: Simply Sensual” - First place winner and project leader May 2008

Affiliations

Organization of Women in International Trade

New York Chapter

Strategic Advisor Chair

Fair Trade Campaigns Andrea B. Reyes Sustainable Fashion Mentor

Mid-Atlantic Chapter

Regional Leader