Síofra Caherty tells her story and how nature has inspired her whole career

About the speaker

Síofra Caherty is a Designer, Educator and Activist.

After working for a number of global brands such as Adidas, ThreeAsFour, Portwest and Levi’s, Síofra returned to her native Ireland to found her sustainable Design studio, Jump The Hedges.

Jump The Hedges creates bags from a number of reclaimed materials such as truck tarpaulin, waste life raft material and aeroplane seats. In addition to creating bags, the studio has evolved into a platform for sustainable activism wherein sustainable education and community outreach are a key focus.

Síofra was recently listed in The Irish Times as one of ten environmental activists to watch in Ireland. She is a recipient of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland ‘Future-Maker of Ireland’ Awards and is a Winston Churchill Fellow.

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