FGFH Webinar Promo


(This Webinar is limited to the first 100 registrants)


Thursday, July 30, 2020

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    US Eastern
12:00 PM- 12:45 PM    US Central
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM    US Mountain
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    US Pacific
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    UTC

About This Webinar

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create a severe shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed by front-line healthcare workers, we will discuss how fashion industry leaders are taking action to alleviate the PPE crisis.

Key Takeaways: 

  • How we can support our local communities through PPE production
  • How to obtain patterns for sewing your own gowns and masks
  • How-to tutorial videos to create PPE 
  • Get to know what kind of trims kits you should prepare for creating PPE



Kikka Hanazawa 

CEO of VPL and co-founder of Fashion Girls for Humanity
Kikka is an investor of various social enterprise businesses including VPL, a woman's wear company dedicated to women's education, and founded non-profit organization 'Fashion Girls for Humanity'.

Emile Khattar

Founder & Executive Director, MadeByUs
Emile wanted to empower people who have been stuck at home, feeling helpless, to join the fight against COVID-19. MadeByUS is a Virginia nonprofit initiative aimed at setting up local networks to create jobs and PPE to support local frontline healthcare workers.


Miki Higasa

Founder of Kaleidoscope Consulting and co-founder of Fashion Girls for Humanity

Miki is an expert in brand strategy, marketing and communications specializing in the fields of fashion, design and lifestyle.  


Keith Glaser

Director - Textile & Plastic Products, YKK USA

Keith has been working at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. for more than 21 years in the textile & plastic product industry, with over 10 years in the hygiene and medical markets.