Fashion Council adds three new board members

17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

The Fashion Council of Namibia (FCN) has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board, bringing the total to 10.

The council looked at adding members that would assist it to reach its overall mandate and is delighted to welcome the new members as per the FCN by-law provisions.

The by-law allows for additional members as per the need of the council, in which the council is fully confident that the entire team represents the vitality and various components which make up the fashion industry. With over a decade’s worth of combined experience and skills, the new members complement the strengths of the current board and will assist as the council begin its industry mapping exercise.

Joining the FCN board are:

Tanya Turipamwe

Tanya Turipamwe, founder and creative cirector at Turipamwe Designs, Turipamwe currently serves as a board member of the City of Windhoek Bokamosa Entrepreneurial Centre, FCN and moderates Digital Art and Design of Journalism and Media Technology Communications at the Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Turipamwe, an industry leader within the design sector and self-admitted caffeine dependent brings to the council a passion for skills sharing, creative industries and the power of tech entrepreneurship. She serves the FCN holding the funding portfolio.

Tanyaradzwa Daringo

Tanyaradzwa Daringo is founder and creative director of communications and public relations agency, Zeronine Media. Daringo adds over six years’ industry experience to the team and has worked with some of the world’s largest brands. Daringo loves the idea of creating and directing perceptions within an ever-changing world and reckons it is time the Namibian fashion industry took its seat at the high table.

She serves the FCN within the communications and public relations portfolio.

Vilen Hifindaka

Vilen Hifindaka, LLB (Hons) holder and candidate legal iractitioner, Vilen has key practical experience in areas of contracts and commercial transactions, corporate governance and intellectual property. A budding photographer, he is excited to contribute to the industry by creating frameworks to uphold industry interests through the council.

He serves the council as legal secretary.

FCN is currently undergoing an industry mapping exercise aimed at understanding and structuring the fashion industry of Namibia. The new board prioritises the need to acknowledge the billion-dollar industry that is fashion and acknowledges the need to begin changing the narrative and bridging the various sectors that make up the industry.

For more information, contact the Fashion Council of Namibia at: [email protected]

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