Crafts Development Projects

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

September 2011 – Sri Lanka
International Executive Service Corps
Fair Trade Lecture and evaluating craft businesses for possible export    

September 2007 – Tanzania
WomenCraft
Market Feasibility Study and Product Design  

May 2005 – New York
International Executive Service Corps
Sources trade show with companies from East Africa

April 2005 – Kenya, Rwanda, Madagascar, & Ethiopia
International Executive Service Corps
Product design, marketing, and exporting

November 2005 – Kenya
International Executive Service Corps
Crafts development, product design, and marketing

 

April 2004 – South Africa & Namibia
International Executive Service Corps
Crafts development, product design, and marketing

Spring 2003 – Armenia
International Executive Service Corps
Organize crafts studio tours • Crafts development for tourism project • Final edit of book on Armenian crafts

Fall 2002 – Armenia
International Executive Service Corps
Implementation of book on Armenian crafts

Fall 2001 – Armenia
International Executive Service Corps
Organize Armenian Crafts Council • Plan book on Armenian crafts

January 2001 – New York
International Executive Service Corps
Armenian delegation to New York Gift Fair • Visit to Kentucky crafts organizations

May 2000 – London, England
International Executive Service Corps
Paper presented at Consuming Craft Conference

February 2000 – Armenia
International Executive Service Corps
Marketing for Rugs and Crafts development

October 1999 – India
Winrock International
Craft marketing consultant to angora rabbit projects

December 1998 – Nepal
Winrock International
Craft marketing consultant to angora rabbit projects

February 1997 – Morocco        
Crafts development and Workshops on marketing

November-December 1994 – Peru
International Executive Service Corps        
Technical weaving, marketing, and product design


Textiles and Tradition in the Marketplace

Presented at Textiles and Settlement: From Plains Space to Cyber Space
Textile Society of America 12th Biennial Symposium
Lincoln, Nebraska, October 6-9, 2010
Copyright 2010 Textile Society of America.

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