Sumeera Rasul is the founder of Madesmith and Madesmith Academy, an online platform that features in-depth stories and exclusive collaborations from designers producing sustainably as well as provides education, tools, community, and resources for their business.
Named by GOOD 100 as a thought leader and social innovator at the cutting edge of creative impact, Sumeera’s mission is to create a place of inspiration, learning and support for creative entrepreneurs who are looking to change the world through sustainable ideas. She grew up in a family business of manufacturing and international trade. After working 16 years in branding, advertising and marketing for top global brands in the world including Apple, Nike, GE and Starbucks, Sumeera wanted to build a premium platform where makers and designers from all backgrounds can learn to create successful businesses. Sumeera is currently finishing her MBA from TRIUM (a global EMBA joint degree from NYU, LSE and HEC Paris).