Improving the way we buy, care for and dispose of our clothes is everyone’s responsibility. It’s high time we ask ourselves what it will truly cost us in the long-term if we choose not to create a more sustainable future.
— Stefanie

Stefanie Alexa Kadenbach

Stefanie graduated with honours from United International Business Schools (UIBS) Antwerp in July 2018, with an MA in Fashion Management. Her thesis on “Fashion Production and Consumption - Are Sustainable Development Goals Attainable?” received the ‘Best Graduate Thesis of 2018’ Award. Her research included the voices of brands like H&M, The Small Gatsby and Anja Lauermann as well as experts such as Nadya Valeva (President of the European Fashion Council), Tim Aerts (Good Goal), Stefan Grasgruber-Kerl (The Clean Clothes Campaign), Benjamin d’Ieteren (MAD Brussels), Jasmine Wynants(Flanders DC/Close the Loop), Chloé Mikolajczak (Fashion Revolution Belgium), the European Commission and's founder Janne Baetsen.

Born and raised in Austria, Stefanie has explored and expanded her mindset across borders, disciplines and industries. Lived and studied in Vienna (law, public relations & media management), and worked for various advertising agencies and PR agencies during her studies and at the International Marketing department of Sony Music and the Austrian Trade Union Federation in Brussels, she expanded her horizons again when applying for the MA Fashion Management in Antwerp in 2016. Driven by her love for as well as the power of fashion, she aims to use her broad knowledge and extensive experience to contribute to future solutions.