About The Speaker
Gabriela Sánchez y Sánchez de la Barquera
Gabriela Sánchez y Sánchez de la Barquera is a Mexican-Dutch designer and head of creative projects and senior designer at Vlisco in the Netherlands. Gabriela leads Vlisco&co, a young collaborative initiative between the creative team from Vlisco and upcoming young West African talents in which all individuals share their strongest skills, as well as their personal visions, specific to everyone own’s context. Unitedly, they re-think the future of Vlisco prints and the local creative industries under an experimental methodology of work.