Changing the Refugees Narrative through Innovation with Mohamed Malim
Hosted by the St. Thomas Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice.
Date & Time:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The St. Thomas Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice invites law students to an event featuring Mohamed Malim, social entrepreneur and visionary, who will talk about his mission to break down negative stereotypes of refugees seen in the media.
Speaker Bio: Mohamed Malim is an innovator, social entrepreneur, designer, and visionary. Above all else, he is a proud former refugee working to bring change to the world. Mohamed graduated from the University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business studying Business Management and Entrepreneurship. Mohamed is the founder and creative director of Epimonia, a fashion label with a central mission of supporting refugees. They upcycle material from life jackets that were worn by refugees on the Mediterranean Sea, and discarded upon arrival in Greece.
All of their products not only serve as a symbolic gesture of support and solidarity for refugees around the world, but we have multiple campaigns and partnerships that have tangible impacts on the lives of refugees. Mohamed has been featured on many media outlets including, forbes, NYT, Business Insider and Council Fashion Design of America