Work Experience

1987-1991 India

Sample coordination and costing, Product development, Fit sample review

Production scheduling, Local (India) sourcing of raw materials and production

Export market development (Europe, Japan) , trade fair lead, buyer liaison

Hand-embroidery mass production, cut and sew knitwear

1991-1996 Hong Kong

Buying office merchandising, local factory – buyer liaison

Global operations supervisor for large US multinational

Bangladesh (inspection of production status), Sri Lanka, India satellite office liaison

1997-2000 Toronto

Knitwear production (fully fashion and cut and sew) manager

Knitwear production scheduler, local sourcing of raw materials and production

2001-2014 Toronto

Fashion brand designer, small business owner Jabberdust

Design, sourcing, marketing, wholesale and distribution (own brand)

2011-2021 Toronto

College teaching, classroom preparation, guest speakers and panel events

Course creation, content development, field research

Program review, academic advising and mentoring