UAL Enterprising Alumni Network Event: Purpose-driven and social enterprise from UAL Alumni - Meet the Speakers
- Written byGiada Maestra
- Published date 22 February 2023
Thursday 2 March 2023
6pm – 8.30pm
Lecture Theatre B, London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB
The Enterprising Alumni Association aims to connect fellow UAL professionals and organises events and activities throughout the year to inspire each other’s creative business. This time, we will be centering our discussion around purpose-driven and social enterprise. Meet our speakers:
Adam Andrascik is a University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins alumni with a Master’s degree in Womenswear under the venerable Louise Wilson. During his 15 years in the industry, he has successfully launched and run his eponymous London fashion brand, revitalised French luxury label Guy Laroche Paris as creative director, and spearheaded new digital technologies and partnerships with Amazon and Twitch as the current Pathway Leader of Digital Fashion for Ravensbourne University London.
At Provineer, Andrascik and his co-founders, Charlie George-Baker and Tayo Onabule, have built a platform for creatives to rapidly and securely save, authenticate and protect their work in the emerging era of AI and authenticity.
Visionary Fashion School creates interactive online game to showcase graduates' collections
BA (Hons) Product Design, CSM (Central Saint Martins), University of the Arts London, 2016.
Founder of Salmo Visa and Meahe Design.
A designer, migrant, entrepreneur, and story collector.
Geeta Gerardo Vij
Geeta Gerardo Vij is an actor, writer, producer, and professional dancer with over 27 years of experience and a number of film and television-related projects to her name. Through her work in this industry, she noticed the struggles of newcomers and professionals, mostly due to the lack of relevant experience. Thus, GoCreator was born. Through her work in the industry, she worked with Orange Corp*, who are also the main backers of GoCreator.
Previously, Geeta has held senior business development positions at organisations like Nasdaq, where she covered regions across the globe.
Geeta received her BA in Product Design Development from the London College of Fashion and her Master’s Degree from Copenhagen Business School with a concentration in Strategic Business Development, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of the Arts (London) in Fashion with Business
Geeta sits on the Djøf London board and has been a strong voice as part of the Women in Nasdaq Committee for Inclusion and Belonging.
*Orange Corp is the largest VC to invest in Hollywood and behind films like Bohemian Rhapsody, Imitation game, The Swimmers, Sully, and more.
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