Maryanne Mathias is the owner of Osei-Duro Clothing and a 2010 ACE Student Entrepreneur British Columbia Champion. She is a full time MBA student at UBC.
Osei-Duro is a company dedicated to creating socially responsible and sustainable clothing. The company provides employment opportunities and job training to women in West Africa.
Her business uses two sewing co-operatives each employing 11 women to produce the clothing.
Osei-Duro's collections are hand-dyed, featuring traditional prints, and have been featured at Barney's in New York City and Selfridges in the United Kingdom.
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