Wait...Why Are All These Dudes in My Closet?

Mar 11, 2017 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm CT
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Wait...Why Are All These Dudes in My Closet?

Speakers

Whitney Casey

FINERY

Brooklyn Decker

FINERY

They decide what goes into our closets: out of the 15 fashion companies in the Fortune 500, zero are run by women. They make the investments into the companies that decide what goes into our closets: at the top 100 venture firms, only 7% of partners are women. They develop the technology to sell us more things to go into our closets: 94% of tech companies are run by men.
Yet, if we are responsible for 80% of the consumer spending, why aren't WOMEN founding, funding and Fortune 500-ing the F#@k out of fashion?

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Style