Paloma Schackert

Co Founder & COO, Ethical Apparel Africa

Paloma Schackert is a social entrepreneur driven to create formal employment for women in developing economies. Paloma co-founded Ethical Apparel Africa, a sourcing company shaping the next frontier of the garment industry in West Africa. Through our innovative operating model, we deliver cost competitive product while empowering workers, over 70% of whom are women. By 2023 we will directly create 2000 jobs and support the industry in Ghana to create over 10,000. EAA’s model has been recognized by Ashoka, as a CO 10 winner, and as a ‘Company to Inspire Africa’ by the London Stock Exchange. Prior to EAA, Paloma worked as a strategy consultant for Bain.