Roberta Annan Appointed As Member of Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design Advisory Council

Roberta Annan Appointed As Member of Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design Advisory Council- Omenka Online

Goodwill Ambassador and Founder of African Fashion Foundation, Roberta Annan has been appointed as a Member of the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design Advisory Council.

Chaired by Edward Enninful OBE, Editor-in-Chief, British Vogue & European Editorial Director, Vogue. The 10-member Advisory Council consists of other renowned industry leaders including Caroline RushDonatella VersaceFabien BaronGrace CoddingtonNaomi CampbellRoberta AnnanSarah MowerSuzy Menkes and Victoria Beckham.

Annan brings to this role, a wealth of experience nurturing African talents and supporting infrastructure investment across the global creative economy through African Fashion Foundation (AFF), a non-governmental organization, offering capacity-building opportunities and technical assistance to African fashion brands. With partnerships like Scouting for Africa in collaboration with Vogue Talents and over fifteen unique initiatives such as the just-ended first annual Creative Industry Retreat held in Ghana, AFF has progressed the careers of 24 African designers, disbursing to date, over $1.3 million in grants.

Commenting on her appointment, Roberta Annan expressed ”I am honoured to be appointed as a member of the Advisory Council for the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design. I look forward to this exciting journey and I am happy to support the college’s vision of discovering, nurturing and creating a global education experience for talents and designers across the globe.”

It is expected that council members will bring unparalleled insights and expertise to the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design in nurturing the next generation of talent, and guide curriculum development to ensure the College is attuned to the industry needs on a global scale.

The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design provides students with a world-class education in the heart of London with over 30 programmes both on campus and online including seven masters level programmes, a fast-track BA, a selection of online programmes, as well as short one-week courses and other accredited courses. The wide range of programmes available at the College allow for a tailored education and can be accessed around the world. Through the support of the Advisory Council, there will also be a new scholarships fund to bring education opportunities to a wider audience.

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