This Saturday, 3rd September 2016, Connie Aluoch will lead a discussion on personal branding – how to market yourself and your career as a brand.
Saturday, September 3, 2016
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Connie has worked for various leading international designers and production houses such as Emporio Armani, Alek Wek and Matthew Williamson in the Design and Public Relations departments. She has worked at three of the ‘Big 4’ international fashion weeks. At the New York Fashion Week, she worked as a Backstage Director for the ground crew ensuring models were properly styled for the runway. At the Milan Fashion Week, she worked for Vivienne Westwood and Dsquared2. At the London FashionWeek in 2011, Connie was instrumental in showcasing the first Kenyan Male Designer John Kaveke.
Her distinct and unique styling work has seen her featured numerous times in East Africa’s largest selling Fashion magazines; True Love and Drum. She also has a column in the weekly “Nairobian” Newspaper an affiliate of the Standard Media Group. She was in charge of the styling for Tusker Project Fame Season 4, and conducts image training for private and state corporations as well as working on local international advertising campaigns. She has been styling the Kenya Television (KTN) News Anchors since 2013 and this has seen the station set itself apart from other news channels styling.
She is the first Kenyan in the East and Central African region to obtain a Master’s Degree in Fashion Styling and awarded the “2014 Established Fashion Stylist” in Kenya
iHub’s monthly entrepreneurs forums are hosted by Prof. Bitange Ndemo…
Prof. Ndemo is a former Permanent Secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communication having served from 2005 to 2013. During his tenure in government, he initiated many transformative projects including infrastructural and development programs, as well as marketing Kenya as a destination for Business Processing Outsourcing.
He currently lectures on entrepreneurship and research methods at the University of Nairobi’s Business School. Most of his research centers on the link between ICT and small and medium enterprises in Kenya. He has spent more than two decades in the classroom and lecture halls with over 20 years of experience lecturing at the university level.