Ludovica d’Andria di Montelungo

Artisan Fashion, Nairobi

Ludovica grew up in Italy and graduated in Economics and Business Management in Milan, pursuing from the beginning a career in fashion. She spent 10 years working and travelling between Milan, Paris, New York and London leading multiple projects ranging from Design, Merchandising and Sales to Planning and Operations. She decided to move to Kenya in 2021 to combine her work experience with her passion for sustainable development, and she currently works as a strategist for a social and ethical fashion brand in Nairobi.

She also consults for start-ups across Africa and she is a visiting lecturer at the Politecnico di Milano University, teaching how fashion can be used to accelerate economic development in emerging countries whilst generating social and environmental impact: using fashion as a source of good.