Dr Verity Muzenda Ncube
Chinhoyi University Of Technology
Dr Verity Muzenda currently serves as the Executive Dean at Chinhoyi University of Technology in the School of Art and Design. Being the Strategic Anchor at the helm of the School of Art and Design, she is actively at the fore-front of creating opportunities for excellence in art and design as well as clothing and textiles needed in Zimbabwe in particular and the world at large. Over and above nurturing creative, proficient and versatile artists, designers, art and design scholars and researchers, Dr Muzenda is committed to promoting the application of technology in Clothing and Fashion Design. Dr Muzenda is actively involved in research focusing on Sustainability in Fashion; Aesthetics; Grooming and Deportment and Social Psychology of Dress. Her on-going research dissects the impact of climatic changes on fashion.
(Previously National Arts Council Of Zimbabwe Director)
Elvas Mari is a highly accomplished and visionary professional with extensive experience in education and arts and culture administration. Throughout his career, Elvas has established himself as a dynamic and results- driven leader. Elvas has successfully implemented curriculum development at high school level nationwide, published 9 books and 6 print media publications and has translated numerous handbooks and documents for local and international organisations and edited numerous novels as a Senior Editor Officer for The Literature Bureau. Elvas holds a Masters of Education (M.Ed) Curriculum and Arts from The University of Zimbabwe. His continuous pursuit of knowledge and his dedication to staying abreast of industry trends have equipped him with the tools needed to navigate the ever-evolving arts, culture and education landscape.
Charlotte Grace Philp
Charlotte has current and historic experience in administration, marketing and event coordination from exclusive and intimate, to much larger scaled events as well as styling for fashion photography and wardrobe consultancy. A great leader as well as a team player, not afraid of hard work in goal achievement and motivating others. She is passionate about re building the fashion industry in Zimbabwe. With the vision of job creation platforms in an under productive yet totally capable industry, Charlotte believes there is much opportunity for development and growth.