Kirsten Dickerson, Founder and CEO
Kirsten Dickerson, CEO and Founder of Raven + Lily, is a thought leader in the social business and ethical fashion industry.
Before starting Raven + Lily, Ms. Dickerson’s career was divided by her passions for fashion and social justice. She spent 15 years in global non-profit leadership and as an art director for the film and fashion industries. Creating Raven + Lily allowed her to unify her passions and capitalize her experience in both the humanitarian and fashion worlds. Ms. Dickerson is passionate about social business as a means to provide a dignified manner in which to alleviate poverty, especially among at-risk women.
Ms. Dickerson is a frequent speaker on ethical fashion, empowering women, and social entrepreneurship; she has received multiple awards and recognition for her work. She has traveled to over 30 countries, shaping her global perspective and informing her passion to use fashion for good in the world. Under her direction, Raven + Lily has been featured in multiple top tier press such as Huffington Post, Marie Claire, InStyle, Fast Company, GOOD Magazine, and Elle.
Ms. Dickerson is 20 years married to her best friend from college, Brandon Dickerson, and together they live in the Texas wine country outside of Austin with their two teens, Mason and Mei Li. She considers herself a minimalist, nature enthusiast, and advocate for thoughtful living.
Raven + Lily is Fair Trade Federation certified, as well as a B Corporation, and was named the Best for the World in Community Impact. We are also a member of the Ethical Fashion Forum, and were given the Sustainable Brand Leader for Jewelry Award. Raven + Lily was also given the Classy Award: Philanthropic Business of the Year, and the Austin Gives Generous Business Award: Charitable Champions.
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