Founder/Chief Creative Director
Design FuturistâNew York
Allenâs green fashion accessories and textiles are giving the world an eco-style makeover. Global companies such as Durobertpont, Calvin Klein, Quiksilver, and Donna Karan have called on Design Futurist, a product design consultancy founded in 2005, to create, design, and produce environmentally friendly materials by using non-toxic methods of production. âSustainable fashion is not a trend,â says Allen, who also gives lectures and offers workshops to organizations and businesses worldwide about sustainable practices and opportunities in fashion. âAny company that wants to be relevant in 10 years needs to grab hold of the idea of innovation and sustainability as core business practices and realize itâs not a do-good exercise. It is a business opportunity.âÂ Â
âLaToya M. Smith
Senior Legal Counsel
One of five attorneys on the Shell legal team on assignment in Qatar, Andersonâs main responsibilities include managing construction agreements and partnerships as well as marketing and sales agreements for products produced at the Royal Dutch Shell Pearl gas to liquid (GTL) project, the worldâs largest plant that converts natural gas into clean-burning liquid transport fuel.
Senior Research Engineer
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.âHouston
Brookes works with an energy industry group to commission $9.4 million in research on the impact of sound on marine life by scientists worldwide. As the ExxonMobil representative on the international consortium of oil companies and exploration contractors, she analyzes their findings to develop operational plans enabling ExxonMobil to conduct its offshore oil and gas business in an environmentally responsible way.