Past DSS Speakers


Ruby Veridiano: Fashion Journalist and Storytelling Consultant

Ruby is a sustainable fashion storyteller, educator, and communications consultant who works to promote environmental and social justice in the fashion global supply chain. Though she started her career as an arts activist working in youth non-profit organizations and NGOs, she formally transitioned into the fashion and luxury industry through her work at the LVMH Group in Paris, where she worked on international diversity initiatives. She has also been a freelance journalist and content producer for NBC News, where she wrote and produced content merging the fashion and creative industries with social impact. Her original series on style and cultural identity for NBC News, entitled "Wear I'm From", was nominated for a 2018 NAMIC Vision Award. Watch a video of this recorded event!