Elaine Mensah is the Principal of BRAND MEETS CREATIVE, a brand consultancy that positions creative entrepreneurs & fashion businesses with targeted branding and strategy services. She has 15+ years of a unique blend of communications, branding, technology, and entrepreneurial experience.
She is a former senior level Management Consultant with top firms including Deloitte LLC, BearingPoint, and Unisys. She also worked as Outreach Coordinator at US Small Business Administration and had stints at Cynthia Rowley, NBC Dateline, and National Geographic. Elaine is also the former Regional Director of Fashion Group International Greater Washington DC Region. She is the writer, director & producer of fashion documentary "The Politics of Fashion: DC UNBOXED", Creator & Author of #TheFashionSource: The Ultimate Guide to Fashion in DC, and an Adjunct Professor at American University's Kogod School of Business teaching Fashion & Luxury Goods.
She was recently named to Capitol File Magazine's Spring 2017 "The List," nominated in 2016 as a marketing and advertising finalist for DC Inno's 50 on Fire and from 2011-2015, was named one of DC's most influential under 40 by Washington Life Magazine's "Young & The Guest List." She has been featured in various media including Washington Post’s Fashion Washington, Washington City Paper, DC Modern Luxury Magazine, Fox 5 DC, WUSA9 Great Day Washington, WJLA's Good Morning Washington and more.
She has a Bachelor's degree in Law and Society from American University and a Masters in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University
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