Cultural Hybrid; Kuwaiti, British & Sri Lankan & proud.
Currently, a MSc Fashion, Design and Luxury Management student at Grenoble Ecole De Management in Paris.
Recent BA (Hons) Fashion Business & Promotion First Class Graduate at Birmingham City University.
I received the Most Determined Student
of the Year award in 2019 and Student of the Year award in 2020 presented by the course director and lecturers.
I was nominated for Graduate Fashion Week's Culture and Heritage Award in 2021.
During the pandemic, I founded a Pre-loved and Secondhand Premium and Luxury reselling platform in Kuwait. Loved Fashion Collective's purpose is to alter the way people perceive Pre-loved fashion & accessories in Kuwait. Offering a sustainable option to discarding or throwing away unwanted clothing and accessories.
A Premium/Luxury fashion & accessories reselling platform in Kuwait.
A collective of pre-loved fashion and accessories where throwing away or discarding your loved items is no longer an option.
Leadership & Social Influence - 2020 to 2021
Student of the Year - 2019 to 2020
Most Determined Student - 2018 to 2019
Fashion and Business Portfolio Instagram: @mae_fbp
Creating and initiating engagement between Small and Medium Sized Businesses to utilise the ShipaMall delivery service for their products and customer base. Focusing on brands and businesses within the UK.
Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/mrs.worldwide_bcu/
As a part of the Events Management module for my course, a group of six individuals created an events management entity where we raised funds for St. Basils Charity, a Youth Homelessness organisation.
Our event was focused on showcasin
g the melting pot of cultures that is the City of Birmingham through Fashion, Music, Performance and Food. Each member was from different parts of the world, hence the “Mrs. Worldwide”.
Being the Marketing Manager, I took total control of the branding and promotion through Instagram. This included creating visuals and posters for Fundraising events, setting up Eventbrite pages for several events as well as the main event. Additionally, I spearheaded the communication between our Events group and the performers and societies involved in our event. I also managed to create a GoFundMe page where we raised £1,212.60 from family and friends donations for St. Basils Charity.
Due to COVID-19, we worked remotely and created a hypothetical but executable group report on the Event and its features as well as a presenting it through Microsoft Teams. I was in charge of the Group Report and refining its content.
Ensuring the content of the Medical products listed on E-commerce site are clearly defined and allows the customer to understand the products features and description when purchasing.
- Assisted the Marketing team with the Customer Rewarding Card Scheme called the Qanz Card; ensuring all stores received the instructional flyers for customers, the necessary materials for gift boxes and gift cards
- Creating Powerpoint presentations with collaboration suggestions for the various sto
res; Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti and Oysho
- Managed and tracked the Advertising Budget for June 2019, completed on Excel
Advised the Customer Acquisition, Marketing and the Information Technology team alongside the CEO, Aron Li, on the Kuwaiti Consumer and ways to promote their products appropriately for the market (Middle East Retailing Guide)
Successfully completed English Literature and Composition (2), Human Geography (3) and Studio Art - 3D Design (3) courses.
Graduated with a 3.7 GPA.
I was working alongside both the Marketing and Visual Merchandising team which gave me a greater look into the behind the scenes processes of a renowned American department store. I created several presentations of products that would be launching in the coming months and ways they might be merchandi
sed and marketed on Social Media as well as insight into the brand itself.
Social Media Marketing
Adobe Premiere Pro
Potentially open to relocate