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Asanyah Davidson is the Chairperson of the Miami Fashion Institute at Miami Dade College and has been a very happy vegan for 4 years. After graduating from F.I.T. she worked several years in the fashion industry in New York and after completing her graduate degree in London, she returned to the States and worked at Macy’s Florida Division as an assistant buyer. During that time she also started teaching at Miami International University of Art & Design and Broward Community College while working on her own projects. She took her love of teaching and knowledge of fashion to West Africa where she taught at schools in Lagos, Nigeria and Accra, Ghana. That year on the Continent opened her eyes to the various sustainable native techniques in textiles and has lead her to make Sustainability a focus area of the Miami Fashion Institute.