Bajalia International Group has been invited to participate in the Nexus Caribbean Global Youth Summit Debbie Farah, CEO of Bajalia, will be speaking on topics focusing on women’s economic development and social enterprises in the Caribbean.
Bajalia is a Winter Park, Florida based ethical fashion company that leads the world in international fair trade and scaling artisan enterprises while defining ethical standards within their supply chain. Her passion is incubating groups of artisans who develop and manufacture the handcrafted international jewelry and fashion accessories that Bajalia markets and distributes in the US, Canada and Europe.
The Nexus Youth Summit is a global movement of 2000 + young people from over 70 countries working to increase and improve philanthropy and impact investing by bridging communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship. Founded in 2011, Nexus puts the hope and promise of young people on the world stage by bringing leaders together at Nexus Summits around the world for dialogue, Education and collaborative problem-solving.
This is the first time these doers and thinkers are launching this conference in the Caribbean Islands to build bridges between the various other Caribbean nations and countries.
Debbie is excited to be a part of The Nexus Caribbean Youth Summit February 5-7, 2015. She explained, “The forum will highlight a diverse group of women and companies who are leaders in the Caribbean. Focusing on cultural inclusion, social innovation, global networking, and the changing dialogue of philanthropy, impact investing and social entrepreneurship.”
Farah’s main topic will be combining her passions for entrepreneurship and fashion to benefit local artisans through a social enterprise business model. Debbie remarked “Alleviating poverty and empowering women through job creation, while taking their work to scale on a global level is our goal.” Farah is a strong supporter of developing lasting and successful mentoring and scaling of female entrepreneurial initiatives around the world.
Farah is excited to be leading a conversation focusing on the new launch of Kenneth Cole and REBUILD Globally collaboration of foot ware,made from recycled tires for his Look Good for Good initiative. Julie Colombino, founder of REBUILD Globally and Amanda Coles, daughter of Kenneth Cole will be joining in the conversation.
Debbie Farah is well known to many through her popular segments representing the extensive Bajalia Jewelry and fashion accessories on HSN. Her next appearance on HSN will be February 26, 2015. Debbie will spend several hours not only talking about the amazing jewelry from female artisans around the world, but relating her ever inspiring stories from her visits to their workshops to review and act as an advisor to their emerging world business.
“We are at a historic moment in time, where we can actually end extreme poverty in our lifetime.” Farah explained “We can do this only by investing in the health and well-being of girls and women in the developing world.”
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