Kate Sala

Dr. Kate Sala is an educator, researcher, and ethical fashion consultant. Kate has worked for fashion houses and creative agencies in France and Belgium within a variety of capacities ranging from fashion production and design to communication and marketing.

Kate holds a PhD from RMIT University and has particular interest in understanding how transformative communication strategies foster a greater sense of ownership and accountability amongst emerging designers. Kate uses her experiences, practice and research to empower adult learners to consider the ethical and environmental implications of their choices. Under the name Echo Floria, Kate and husband Kieran are building a small demonstration farm in Lancefield, to provide workshops which reconnect people to the earth, their food, and themselves.