Gavin Douglas

Gavin Douglas

Fashion | Design | EducationUnited Kingdom
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Gavin Douglas

Gavin Douglas

Fashion | Design | EducationUnited Kingdom
About me
An award-winning high-end womenswear fashion designer and educator whose designs have become synonymous with luxurious details and sophisticated feminine shapes. Douglas has recently become active in researching equality issues within Art and Design Higher Education and works towards producing research informed solutions that contribute towards progressive developments in race equality.
Projects
  • JADE Conversations
    JADE ConversationsGEM Staff Network | University of Northampton JADE Conversations | Virtual Event - In conversation with Dr Gwenetta Curry | Event Co-Organiser This Justice, Anti-Racism against Discrimination and the fight for its Elimination (JADE) conversation discussed the impact of COVID-19 on people of colour in the UK and was held to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
  • #BlackintheIvory
    #BlackintheIvoryGEM Staff Network | University of Northampton #BlackintheIvory | Global Online Conference | Event Co-Organiser An online conference that featured keynote addresses by leading global scholar activists about their work and experiences advocating for positive changes for equality and inclusion in the Higher Education sector in the UK and the USA.
  • Mentoring Programme | Project Co-Organiser
    Mentoring Programme | Project Co-OrganiserLaunched a new mentoring programme with AFWL that partnered UoN students with global fashion designers of colour. The programme supported UoN fashion students to realise themselves within the fashion industry whilst at the same time becoming aware of systemic barriers that lead to the underrepresentation of leading black designers within the global fashion industry.
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Work history
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    Senior LecturerUniversity of Northampton
    Northampton, United KingdomFull Time
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    DirectorGavin Douglas Fashion
    United KingdomFull Time
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Skills
  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Concept and Ideation
  • Teaching
  • Lecturing
  • Fashion Degree
  • Fashion Design
Education
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    Executive Programme in Leadership and ManagementThe Institute of Leadership & Management
     - Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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    MA FashionMiddlesex University
     - London, United Kingdom
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Awards
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    Red Thread Fellow of the Year AwardRed Thread Partnership
    Awarded for demonstrating excellence in leadership, management and collaboration.
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    Deans Academic Excellence AwardMiddlesex University
    Received an academic scholarship award for demonstrating academic and professional excellence.
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