VIRTUAL PROGRAM | Sprint Presents Women to Watch: Jennifer Lapka, Empowering Yourself in Order to Empower Others
"Rightfully Sewn® is laying a path to a contemporary versions of Kansas City 20th-century golden era of design and manufacturing."
Join us to listen to Founder and President of Rightfully Sewn®, Jennifer Lapka, share the story of her nonprofit. We will follow Jennifer's unique journey that taken her across the pond to England to creating a nonprofit that fuels her passion, and provides jobs to people from all walks of life. "Rightfully Sewn® provides seamstress training for individuals so they can thrive in a specialized workforce that will reestablish Kansas City as an epicenter of garment manufacturing, while at the same time, propel Kansas City fashion designers to market so they can supply the burgeoning demand for high-quality, American-produced garments."
Come learn about...
- Leading by example.
- Standing up for other.
- Finding confidence in yourself.
Jennifer Lapka is a nonprofit specialist and champion of our fashion and art communities. Her career includes stops at institutions in London and Gateshead, England and Kansas City, including: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and Victoria & Albert Museum. She founded Rightfully Sewn, an organization creating jobs and opportunity through the business of fashion.
Photo credit: Samantha Levi Photography