Aileen McEwen is a painter and is also pursuing a career in collections management in the museums and heritage sector. Her paintings explore ideas of illusion, desire and memory and are full of the historic spaces she works in.
Karishma Kusurkar is a designer-entrepreneur focused on inventing new products with her brand Karishma's World. As co-founder of Belfast Design Week & The Design Salon, Karishma is passionate about raising the profile of Belfast as a design destination. She is an avid collector of postcards and a huge fan of podcasts.
There has long been a disparity between the number of men and women involved in Design and Entrepreneurship.
The Time is Now is an Interactive panel discussion which will discuss how we can encourage and support young female design entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland.
We have four wonderful speakers including Karishma Kusurkar and Aileen McEwen who will be joining us for this event that is part of Creativity Month 2018