Watch This Woman Explain Where Fashion + Tech Meet

Amanda Parkes of Manufacture NY dreams of creating a sustainable, transparent global supply chain, and she and her team are starting with a factory in Brooklyn. This isn't just any factory, it is a state-of-the-art facility that brings together many people involved in the production process under one roof, proving that sustainability, creativity, and technology don't have to be at odds. Listen to her explain why. 

Jesse Ayala

New York, New York, USA

Developing social good and value-adding products, Ayala seeks to enhance culture and behavior through experiences that address both macro- and micro-level problems. This mantra has led Ayala down an non-traditional career path, linking fashion, technology, performance art, media, education, community building, and design. Ayala has been honored by the Huffington Post and InStyle magazine for innovation and style in the digital new economy. Ayala is the co-founder and Creative Director of