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From the Desert to the Runway

Monday, March 27, 2017,
  • Location: Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center • Black Cultural Center Building • Nashville, TN 37235
  • Room: Auditorium

From the Desert to the Runway: a native fashion designer shares her entrepreneurial experiences

Join us for a special guest lecture by Cher Thomas, and indigenous fashion designer (Cocopah/Akimel O'odham) from Arizona will talk about her experiences as an entrepreneur and starting her charitable nonprofit. 

Ms. Thomas' work has been featured in Native fashion magazines, Indian Country Today, and models wearing her designs have walked in shows internationally in Canada, US, Australia. Her website is http://www.cherthomasdesigns.com/

Lecture sponsored by the Native Americans in Tennessee Interacting at Vanderbilt (NATIVe) student group. Open to the public.