Ogonna Jideobi is the founder and CEO of Ankara Wardrobe – an ethical fashion brand that creates jobs for marginalized people. She is completing her undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of Toronto.
About Ankara Wardrobe
Ankara Wardrobe is an ethical fashion brand that trains and hires low-skilled people living in local shelters and transitional housing units so that they can achieve economic independence. The company aims to end homelessness, reduce inequality, encourage decent work, promote responsible consumption and production, and foster sustainable cities. Focused on creating eco-friendly business wear for millennials through a fair and transparent production process, the brand combines different fabrics, silhouettes and patterns to make unconventional, culturally-inspired pieces that allow young people connect to their roots.