Alae Ismail/ Community Manager
Alae Ismail has worked in business and innovation across the creative industry for over seven years. She is currently the DeFINE Community Manager at London College of Fashion, connecting the fashion-tech, business and investment community. She previously worked as Senior Marketing and Study Abroad Co-ordinator at London College of Communication building relationships with international institutions across USA, Europe, Asia and Latin America and appointed Associate Lecture for BA (Hons) Design Management teaching communication tools to innovate public, private and multi-organisations. After completing her Masters at King’s College London in 2013, she co-founded an award winning blog and e-commerce platform called Styled By Africa, showcasing a curated selection of Made in Africa fashion and lifestyle. Alae has spoken at a number of conferences including; Oxford Business School, London Business School, SOAS and Southbank Centre on creative entrepreneurship. While sourcing and traveling across Africa including Ethiopia, Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya she worked with innovative brands promoting trade and job creation.