Graduating from the John Casablancas Institute, Vancouver with a diploma in fashion business & creative arts, followed by over a decade of research and exploration into textiles and consumer culture, Coates has built an in depth understanding of today's evolving industry.

 

Moving forward, Coates aims to utilize her combined experiences in design and the social and entrepreneurial sectors to develop platforms that connect members of her community to the resources and opportunities they need. 

research

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