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The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, founded in November 2012 and hosted by the Aspen Institute, is a collaborative effort of over 70 artisan businesses, artisan support organizations, corporations, government agencies, and other partners who are working together to promote the full potential of the global artisan sector.  

The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise was created to elevate the importance of the artisan sector, support and grow artisan businesses, and share best practices in a collaborative learning community. 

Common Threads: Social Justice & The Runway

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Common Threads: Social Justice & The Runway

The Aspen Institute invites you to join us in New York City for an Alliance for Artisan Enterprise salon, Common Threads: Social Justice & The Runway, a conversation with Paul van Zyl, CEO & Co-Founder of Maiyet, Kristy Caylor, Founder, President and Creative Director of Maiyet, and Rebecca van Bergen, Executive Director & Founder of Nest. This gathering will begin with a walkthrough and champagne toast at Maiyet’s stunning Soho showroom on Monday, February 3, 2014, immediately followed by an intimate discussion to be held at Mondrian, located directly across from Maiyet. As a follow up to the celebration of our first anniversary, this event will allow members and friends of the Alliance to connect and dialogue, fostering our goal to share ideas in a collaborative learning community.


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Earlier Event: February 1