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Our Team

 

from design to business marketing, we are a team that brings together skills from different backgrounds of expertisE to make style accessible to all people.

We accomplish this by:

1. Increasing awareness about the importance of clothing accessibility for people with disabilities.

2. Developing knowledge related to style, accessibility design, and methods of using fabrication technologies.

3. Increasing awareness about the importance of style & accessibility for people with disabilities.

 
 

Board of Directors

  Grace Jun   Executive Director

Grace Jun

Executive Director

  Christina Mallon   Digital Marketing

Christina Mallon

Digital Marketing

  Pinar Guvenc   Business Strategy

Pinar Guvenc

Business Strategy

  Kristine Keller   Strategic Partnerships

Kristine Keller

Strategic Partnerships

 

Board of Advisors

  Maura Horton   MaganaReady Founder

Maura Horton

MaganaReady Founder

  Douglass Balder   Balder Architecture Founder

Douglass Balder

Balder Architecture Founder

  Lexie Komisar   IBM Global Program Leader

Lexie Komisar

IBM Global Program Leader

  Minha Lea Yoon   Saint Peter’s Hospital Seoul

Minha Lea Yoon

Saint Peter’s Hospital Seoul

 

Team

  Kilian Son   Content Director

Kilian Son

Content Director

  Gabi Steele   Data Storytelling & Community Management Manager

Gabi Steele

Data Storytelling & Community Management Manager

  Amy Jung   Fellow Engagement & Development Manager

Amy Jung

Fellow Engagement & Development Manager

  Johnathan Hayden   Design (Fashion) Research Associate

Johnathan Hayden

Design (Fashion) Research Associate

  Kieran Kern   Client Engagement & Content Development Associate

Kieran Kern

Client Engagement & Content Development Associate

  Irene Park   Managing Editor, Associate

Irene Park

Managing Editor, Associate

  Vanessa Sanchez   Material Research Associate

Vanessa Sanchez

Material Research Associate

  Julia Liao   Product Design Research (3D printing) Associate

Julia Liao

Product Design Research (3D printing) Associate

 

Alumni

2018 Fellows

Nicholas Paganelli, Mikael Kalin, Amelie Lavoie, Camila Chiriboga, Sid Llamaute, Jessica Otolo, Tiffany Hwang, Manlin Song, Lindsey Day, Heeyoung Kim, Grace Wu, Julie Osipow, Alyssa Wardrop, Ray LC, Michael Tranquilli, Amy Yu Chen, Julia Lemle, Karen Moskowitz, Bolar Amgalan, Herbert Ramirez, Alyssa Brandofino.

2018 Mentors - Anna Zappia, and Benjamin Spier (special thank you to Shawn Lauriat, Aroom Han, and Bradford & Bryan Manning of The Two Blind Brothers)

2017 Fellows

Johnathan Hayden, Kailu Guan, Maggie Mahoney, Abi Leirheimer, Renata Guai, Cheng Cheng Zhao, Taeyeon Kim, Yan Hong, Chau Nguyen, Kaitlin Crowther, Neya John, Staci Chan.

2017 Mentors - Angie Domstiz, Shawn Lauriat, Grace Kim, Katherine Moriwaki, & Dr. Smita Rao. 

2016 Fellows

Amy Fleischer, Elizabeth Riley, Chika Uzoma Eke, Morgan Kane, Logan Sweet, Christina Glover, Yuchen Zhang, Searom Jung, Jeongsu Lee, Uma Desai, Johnny King, Priyal Parikh, Ruthie Merrell.

2016 Mentors - Vanessa Sanchez, Ruthann Brown, Jason Rizzo,  Dino Kasvikis

2015 Fellows

Tobias Froehlich, Manika Makhijani, Audrey Bosquet, Arash Kani, Sam Cocjin, Brittany Bautista, Loren Fields, Diana Smith, Renee Nassar, Charles Saidel, Erica Green, Sanaya Kondaskar, Kristin Slater, Connie Liu, Sarah Spencer, Kyley Smithers, Emily Wang, Hana Rovin, Chloe Cooper, Liz Porter, Alessandra LeFort.

2014 Fellows

Sam Hong, Tara Ebsworth, Ellie Mockler, Amy Chen, Ioannis Smanis, Emeleigh, Kathryn Morrissey, Melodie Liu, Derrick Huang, Deniz Aksel, Beth-Ann, Alex Peacock, June Kim, Kira Bender, Leah Gaffney, Hanna Oh, Alexandra Billert, Christopher Hurbs, Yuchen Su, Sara Tian.