Jewell Sparks has had a passion for fashion since she was in high school. She is the co-founder of FashTech Germany and the founder of Wearable Tech Couture which are both global entities focused on the intersection of fashion and technology. Jewell is an ex-scientist turned strategic partnership, business development strategist and diversity and inclusion expert. She spends most of her time providing philanthropist services, advising, mentoring and strategizing for startups, nonprofits and corporations who are wanting to expand globally, diversify their networks ( innovative technologies, fashion, ethnic and gender inclusion) and/or align with other entities. Jewell is a seasoned professional focusing on “Bridging the Gap” between entrepreneurs, startups, corporate entities and brands. Her reach is global and her expertise spans across various sectors. She has spent the majority of her professional career assessing and prepping markets prior to the launch of innovative and disruptive biotech, software technology products and services. Jewell currently resides in Berlin, Munich and San Francisco and has supported and created various creative projects spanning the areas of film, fashion, music and art.
Larissa Wunderlich studied Media and Information Studies at the University of Applied Science Offenburg and graduated in 2012 from the masters programme Media Art and Design at the Bauhaus University Weimar. Since 2008 she is working as a freelancer in the field of graphic and media design and participated in a variety of projects in art and culture. She focuses on generative design solutions, media in educational and social context, and media art in relation to science and research.Larissa’s interdisciplinary background enables her to view projects from multiple perspectives, and quickly grasp and layout a conceptual framework to build good design on.