Speaker Series: Plastic Free July!
Thu Jul 22 2021 at 06:00 pm to 08:00 pmUTC-04:00
Cultivate | Jacksonville, FL
Come along on the journey as Brianna Kilcullen (founder for ANACT) walks you through the steps from start/growth, production, finish (sales) of your clothes. Brianna will speak from personal experience about her knowledge of the textile industry, while encouraging questions and engagements so we can all become more conscious consumers. She will shed light on how to bring change and more sustainable and safe practices into the textile industry and how everyone can be involved in this movement.
Brianna Kilcullen is the founder of Anact, a sustainability consultant and hemp hustler. In 2019, she launched Anact. Prior to Anact, she worked in the apparel industry for prAna, a subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear and Under Armour. She has traveled to over 40+ countries and has worked in factories on almost every continent. She was Under Armour’s first full-time sustainability employee based in Baltimore. She graduated from The George Washington University International Business program and is an avid traveler, dual citizen, and welcomes conversations about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, Africa and her favorite Chance the Rapper song.
Maria Jose Toro- "Navigating A Plastic World"
When even peeled oranges come in plastic wrapping, it can seem almost impossible to try and reduce our plastic waste. It's challenging, but it's not impossible. Join us for a discussion about the ways we can take ownership for our waste production and the small changes we can make to find success while navigating a Plastic World.
Maria Jose Toro, self-proclaimed Compassion Advocate, is passionate about people and the planet. She believes that the most sustainable way to create a better world is to help others help themselves by empowering them to develop tools they can use to elevate the quality of their life. From personal development to sustainability, she offers approachable and compassionate approaches that help others better understand themselves and create a more fulfilling life.
Where is it happening?Cultivate, 2766 Park St, Jacksonville, United States