Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2016
This description of María Almazán's work was prepared when María Almazán was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2016.
María is transforming the apparel industry in Europe by creating an open and scalable strategy implemented across the whole value chain that promotes a sustainable and affordable textile production and consumption.
María works closely with the key stakeholders in the European textile industry and is building a global network of manufacturers, brands and consumers, engaging them to adopt new production and consumption processes, drastically improving workers’ conditions and reducing environmental damage.
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