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Equity Talks: Selling Sustainability: Equity, Capitalism, and Sustainability Culture

January 20, 2022

4:00 PM — 5:15 PM EST

Virtual

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January 20, 2022 4:00 PM January 20, 2022 5:15 PM America/New_York Equity Talks: Selling Sustainability: Equity, Capitalism, and Sustainability Culture Virtual use-title aqIEBWpuYzmyieobHmby63777

Consumer culture is a culprit of inequities in our lives, and especially lives of marginalized communities. In this event, we'll examine the intersection of capitalism, race, and the fashion industry, how sustainability and consumerism try (but often fail) to coexist, and how we can examine and unlearn our consumer behavior to ensure we further equity and decrease our contributions to the environmental crisis.

About the Speakers

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Aja Barber

Writer and consultant Aja Barber hails from Reston, Virginia, and currently lives in London with her husband and their two cats. Consumed is her debut, a treatise on the intersection of fashion, climate change, and social justice. After publicly announcing that she would not use fast fashion companies to sponsor her social media presence, Aja is now considered to be an expert voice in this space. You can find some of her writing on Instagram (@ajabarber), and more of it on Patreon, where readers support her work.