Recycling Textile Remnants into a Sustainable Global Business

with Allison Davidson Motoyama, Founder & Managing Director, Dona Bela Shreds
September 7, 2022
wegg presenter Allison Davidson Motoyama

Wednesday, September 7

11:00 a.m. CST (12:00 p.m. ET)

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wegginar® takeaways:

  • Journey to creating a business and launching wholesale - In 2010 versus today.
  • Importance of upcycling and creating sustainable businesses for the future.
  • Challenges and opportunities of growing an ecommerce business.

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Meet the presenter

Allison Davidson Motoyama

Allison is the owner and founder of Dona Bela Shreds, a USA-made, WBENC-certified, sustainable fashion accessory company that was founded in 2010. Dona Bela Shreds launched its wholesale division in June 2014 and, today, Shreds can be found in over 1,000 retail locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Allison received her M.B.A. in Executive Management from St. John's University in Queens, NY. While attending St. John's University, Allison also worked as the Head Women's Tennis Coach at age 22, becoming the youngest Division-I head women's tennis coach in the nation.

In 2021, Allison created a sister company, rerope, that focuses on upcycling textile remnants derived from Dona Bela Shreds and produces sustainable pet products. Currently, Allison manages 12 employees at Dona Bela Shreds.

wegg presenter Allison Davidson Motoyama