Marina Rosin Levine // Guest Speaker
Marina Rosin Levin will be sharing her story and her experiences at Vera Bradley, 411 West Broadway for NYC FIRESIDE CHAT: Fashion Startups & Legal Tech with Krippit.
Marina, a woman of many inspirations and goals that will inspire any soul to achieve their goals. She described herself as a Swiss Army knife for her skills and capabilities; she has built a 15-year career in the footwear and fashion industry. She has aided to build brands as well as co-founded original brands such as Due Farina, Capsule Collective and most recently, IamMOI. Marina has worked with brands that include Schwartz & Benjamin, Highline United, Rebecca Minkoff, Tahari, Ellen Tracy, and numerous private label brands. Her recent experience was working with a footwear company owned by a Chinese factory group and has gained an understanding of the potential of vertical relationships.
In 2016 she launched Capsule Collective, a New York-based footwear design and sourcing studio. Her latest venture, IamMOI is a direct-to-consumer women’s footwear company with a company mission focused on helping women run for office via providing tangible support to nominees. Through well crafted, factory direct priced and on-trend footwear, she gives a voice to the women who step up to the plate and run for office or are advocates in areas such as social justice, civil liberties, and the environment. Marina believes that companies need to have a voice in ensuring equality and promoting democracy. She is a graduate of Cornell University with a degree in business management.