We are doing things differently in this episode. Yaz Amien-Skazikis was invited to talk with our resident host Derek Geddes so that we could learn more about him. Yaz is an experienced event manager and fashion show backstage coordinator with the voice of an angel.
Please enjoy this slightly off-piste introduction to Derek.
Topics covered include:
Fashion Industry Internships
Diversifying Fashion Qualifications Creating more opportunities through skills-based education to feed a hungry job market
You can follow Yaz here:
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaz-amien-skazikis-8634931b9
Or Derek Geddes
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/derek-geddes-lion-74713832
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/derekgeddes1/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DerekGeddes
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Derek Geddes grew up across South Africa. Schooled in Gauteng and tertiary educated in Kwa Zulu Natal. Derek started his professional career in Durban before moving to the Cape Town and Western Cape to advance his career. Currently based in Johannesburg, Derek’s work in expanding and educating the fashion arena has seen him travel extensively across Africa.
With a focus on bridging the gap between formal and informal fashion sectors, educated and illiterate fashion creatives, Derek’s work has led to collaborating and working with Education institutes, Retailers, NGO’s and