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WAKE UP & SWAP 

MINI MASTERCLASSES

It’s time to Wake up and Swap our mindsets and actions! Swapaholic’s Mini Masterclass series aim for the community to get inspired from eco experts.

 

Topics range from eco consciousness, sustainability, ecopreneurship, positive activism to sustainable fashion.

 

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Whether you're an individual, eco warrior, activist or ecopreneur, get ready to be inspired!

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4-17 MIN MASTERCLASSES

Swap your perspective and gain invaluable insights in these bite sized yet power-packed Masterclasses. 

Mini Masterclasses
Why the Community needs Positive Activists
03:25
Swapaholic Channel

Why the Community needs Positive Activists

As a community builder, Vivian shares how your actions can spark change. Vivan breaks down how to convert your passion into action that positively impacts your community. This is the perfect inspiration to kickstart your journey of eco action or activism. ♻️THE EXPERT In this episode, we sit down with Vivian Lim, founder of The Idea Co, cofounder of GEN, a community builder and license holder for TEDxSingapore. Building communities has always been her passion, and she believes in the importance of curating impactful ideas and conversations that matter for our society. She was also selected as an Obama Leader in 2019, Representing Singapore, she was chosen for GEN’s work on gender-related issues in the region.In 2020, she was recognised by Gen.T (Tatler) as one of the 400 leaders of tomorrow in Asia leading change and social impact. 0:00 - Introduction 1:33 - Start with Why 1:54 - Telling Stories that Matter 2:28 - Silence is Mostly Better ♻️ABOUT THE SERIES It’s time to Wake up and Swap our mindsets and actions! Swapaholic’s Mini Masterclass series aims for the community to learn from educators and ecopreneurs. Topics range from eco consciousness, sustainability, ecopreneurship, positive activism to sustainable fashion. Our experts’ practical approach toward thinking green, will help you as an individual, eco warrior, activist or ecopreneur. ———— Find more information at https://www.events.swapaholic.com/minimasterclasses Follow us on Instagram @swapaholicyou @mktplacebyswapaholic and write in for enquiries or feedback to hello@swapaholic.com. #swapdontshop #fashionswap #swappingfashion #communityfirst #circularitycommunity #Masterclass #masterclassfree #minimasterclass #activism #postitiveactions #activist #communitybuilding #tedxspeaker #communityovercompetition #tedx
Become a Sustainable Fashionable Influencer
09:01
Swapaholic Channel

Become a Sustainable Fashionable Influencer

Meet Melissa Tan, a key opinion leader who has managed to grow her tribe without exploiting fast fashion. Her profile is fashionable and yet doesn't fall victim to fast fashion. Her rapidly expanding social media profile is stylish, authentic and conscious. Learn about her personal journey to being sustainable and get tips on how you can build your social media profile without becoming an unconscious fashion victim. ♻️THE EXPERT In this episode, we sit down with Melissa Tan, a Climate Action and Sustainability Advocate, TV host, model, and actress. A passionate environmental speaker, she produces events such as The Conscious Market, Fashion Revolution Week at REXKL, and clothes swaps to engage the public in sustainable living. She is the only Malaysian ambassador of EarthDay.org and is a Climate Reality Leader trained under Al Gore. She currently leads the Malaysia country office for Fashion Revolution. Melissa connects to a wide, mainstream audience through her social media and website, creating digital content in sustainable living and fashion, climate action and other areas of the circular economy. She works with numerous organisations and facilitates sustainability programs that promote waste reduction. 0:00 - Introduction 1:37 - We are Confused 2:28 - We are Disconnected 3:52 - Fast Fashion erodes Culture and Identity 4:41 - Get to Know Thyself 5:36 - Set Boundaries and Challeng Yourself 6:30 - Exercise the Creative Muscle Instead ♻️ABOUT THE SERIES It’s time to Wake up and Swap our mindsets and actions! Swapaholic’s Mini Masterclass series aims for the community to learn from educators and ecopreneurs. Topics range from eco consciousness, sustainability, ecopreneurship, positive activism to sustainable fashion. Our experts’ practical approach toward thinking green, will help you as an individual, eco warrior, activist or ecopreneur. ———— Find more information at https://www.events.swapaholic.com/minimasterclasses Follow us on Instagram @swapaholicyou @mktplacebyswapaholic and write in for enquiries or feedback to hello@swapaholic.com. #swapdontshop #fashionswap #swappingfashion #clothesswap #fashioninfluencer #Masterclass #masterclassfree #minimasterclass #prelovedfashion #thrifting #responsiblefashion #fashionblogger #bloggerstyle #zerowastefashion #fashionrevolution
How to Make a Conscious Side Hustle into a Full Fledged Business
07:33
Swapaholic Channel

How to Make a Conscious Side Hustle into a Full Fledged Business

Trying to figure out the right time to turn your side gig into a full time business? Learn what it takes to make the leap of faith. Jasmine and Yin share unfiltered thoughts about how they got started, their passions, skills and mindsets. ♻️THE EXPERTS In this episode, we sit down with Jasmine and Yin, the cofounders of Cloop an organisation that works to reduce fashion overconsumption and waste by keeping apparels circulated within the community through their Cloop Cycle. 0:00 - Introduction 1:51 - The importance of circular businesses in fashion. 3:07 - What decisions and initiatives does it take? 4:41 - Power of Collaboration 6:18 - How to Finance your Gig 6:55 - If you have an Idea, Just Start! ♻️ABOUT THE SERIES It’s time to Wake up and Swap our mindsets and actions! Swapaholic’s Mini Masterclass series aims for the community to learn from educators and ecopreneurs. Topics range from eco consciousness, sustainability, ecopreneurship, positive activism to sustainable fashion. Our experts’ practical approach toward thinking green, will help you as an individual, eco warrior, activist or ecopreneur. ———— Find more information at https://www.events.swapaholic.com/minimasterclasses Follow us on Instagram @swapaholicyou @mktplacebyswapaholic and write in for enquiries or feedback to hello@swapaholic.com. #swapdontshop #fashionswap #swappingfashion #clothesswap #zerowaste #Masterclass #masterclassfree #minimasterclass #prelovedfashion #thrifting #responsiblefashion #ecopreneurship #socialenterprise #socialentrepreneurship #responsiblebusiness
How to Build an Ethical and Financially Stable Business
17:48
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How to Build an Ethical and Financially Stable Business

In this 3 part mini masterclass, learn to build a business that is both ethical and financially stable. From market feasibility, business models to tough decisions Anisa covers it all with real world examples. ♻️THE EXPERT In this episode, we sit down with Anisa Johnny, an ecopreneur, consultant and educator at Raffles University Singapore. Anisa has spent over 15 years doing a variety of roles in the fashion industry; from training in the buying office at Marks & Spencers Head Office, launching her own fashion brand with clients across Europe, to working her way up to a consultant for TopShop. Anisa cut her teeth on design thinking and branding whilst establishing one of London's best heritage buildings into a unique venue as part of her postgraduate research. She then transitioned to academia, with an area of expertise in sustainability, branding and entrepreneurship. In 2012 she co-founded a social enterprise which became Style Nomads, training single Mums to jewellery so they can look after their children. 0:00 - Introduction 0:40 - Market Feasibility 7:11 - Building Ethics 15:15 - Tough Decisions ♻️ABOUT THE SERIES It’s time to Wake up and Swap our mindsets and actions! Swapaholic’s Mini Masterclass series aims for the community to learn from educators and ecopreneurs. Topics range from eco consciousness, sustainability, ecopreneurship, positive activism to sustainable fashion. Our experts’ practical approach toward thinking green, will help you as an individual, eco warrior, activist or ecopreneur. ———— Find more information at https://www.events.swapaholic.com/minimasterclasses Follow us on Instagram @swapaholicyou @mktplacebyswapaholic and write in for enquiries or feedback to hello@swapaholic.com. #swapdontshop #fashionswap #swappingfashion #clothesswap #bcorp #Masterclass #masterclassfree #minimasterclass #prelovedfashion #thrifting #responsiblefashion #ecopreneurship #socialenterprise #socialentrepreneurship #responsiblebusiness
How to Bring Purpose to your Closet
04:54
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How to Bring Purpose to your Closet

Learn to reform your relationship with your closet in under 5 mins! Welcome to Martin Bonney’s Mini Masterclass. The artist and ecopreneur shares how to bring purpose to your closet in a simple step closet detox. ♻️THE EXPERT In this episode, we sit down with Martin Bonney, lecturer-in-charge at LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore. He is on the Education Committee at the International Foundation of Fashion and Textiles Institutes, IFFTI. Martin holds a MA in Textiles and Innovation from Nottingham Trent University, and a PGCHE from Falmouth University in the UK, where he challenged the notions of textile craft contemporary processes in teaching and practice. His work has been showcased and continues to be featured across the world from New York, London, Paris, Singapore and Shanghai. Martin’s research sits at the intersection between fashion design and textiles, fine art and craft practices, where he explores notions of traditional craft within Southeast Asia, and textile theory within expanded fashion fields. 0:00 - Why a closet detox? 0:56 - Step 1: Questioning your Needs and Wants 2:24 - Step 2: Make a Positive Message out of your Wardrobe 3:24 - Step 3: Add your personal touch to your Preloved Pieces Free infographic download: https://www.blog.swapaholic.com/post/closetdetox ♻️ABOUT THE SERIES It’s time to Wake up and Swap our mindsets and actions! Swapaholic’s Mini Masterclass series aims for the community to learn from educators and ecopreneurs. Topics range from eco consciousness, sustainability, ecopreneurship, positive activism to sustainable fashion. Our experts’ practical approach toward thinking green, will help you as an individual, eco warrior, activist or ecopreneur. ———— Find more information at https://www.events.swapaholic.com/minimasterclasses Follow us on Instagram @swapaholicyou @mktplacebyswapaholic and write in for enquiries or feedback to hello@swapaholic.com. #swapdontshop #fashionswap #swappingfashion #clothesswap #zerowaste #Masterclass #masterclassfree #minimasterclass #consciousconsumer #konmari #declutterclothing #prelovedfashion #thrifting #responsiblefashion #fastfashiondetox
Why Does your Brand Need a Social License to Operate?
06:39
Swapaholic Channel

Why Does your Brand Need a Social License to Operate?

Are you looking to attract a community to support your initiative or business? In today’s competitive world, your amazing product or service isn’t enough! You need a social license to operate or a community buy-in, which can’t be bought. You have to earn it through your actions. Learn 5 simple actions to grow and retain your audience. ♻️THE EXPERT In this episode, we sit down with serial ecopreneur Priyanka Shahra. Priyanka is the founder of One With Earth (OWE). In alignment with the UN’s SDGs, OWE was born from the epiphany that all initiatives, for profit or otherwise OWE it to the earth to act responsibly. Today, OWE’s portfolio consists of a range of diverse impact driven projects that focus on Textile Sustainability, Education, Community Welfare and Consultation. Swapaholic and DinoStaury are social enterprises that have been conceived and are burgeoning under OWE’s umbrella. 0:00 - What is a social license to operate? 1:10 - Why is it important? 1:49 - Tip 1: Sell something you believe in 2:33 - Tip 2: Care about the Triple Bottom Line 3:16 - Tip 3: Create Fair Policies 4:05 - Tip 4: Be Authentic Inside Out 4:48 - Tip 5: Care about your Customers ♻️ABOUT THE SERIES It’s time to Wake up and Swap our mindsets and actions! Swapaholic’s Mini Masterclass series aims for the community to learn from educators and ecopreneurs. Topics range from eco consciousness, sustainability, ecopreneurship, positive activism to sustainable fashion. Our experts’ practical approach toward thinking green, will help you as an individual, eco warrior, activist or ecopreneur. ———— Find more information at https://www.events.swapaholic.com/minimasterclasses Follow us on Instagram @swapaholicyou @mktplacebyswapaholic and write in for enquiries or feedback to hello@swapaholic.com. #swapdontshop #fashionswap #swappingfashion #clothesswap #circularitycommunity #Masterclass #masterclassfree #minimasterclass #ecopreneurship #socialenterprise #responsiblebusiness #communitybuilding #bcorp #communityovercompetition #customerexperience

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