Sass Brown is Acting Associate Dean for the School of Art and Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Originally from London, Brown established herself as a designer with her own signature collection, which sold in Canada and the UK. As a researcher, writer and educator, her area of expertise is ethical fashion, in all of its various expressions, from slow design and heritage craft skills to recycle, reuse and alternative business models. She has published papers, spoken, taught and advised women’s cooperatives, educational institutions, governmental agencies, NGOs, SMEs and the creative industries around the world, on the topic of sustainable design. Brown communicates and promotes the best in ethical fashion design, through a multitude of media, most notably her books; EcoFashion and ReFashioned, her website www.ecofashiontalk.com her journalism, and social media.