Sophia Hyder is the Founder and CEO of Evolvemint, a travel-inspired social luxe fashion label. She partners with enterprises and projects that support gender integration and women empowerment initiatives globally, a critical element of her model. She also has created a platform for her clientele to understand how they have an impact upon the fashion industry through informed purchasing decisions. Sophia started her professional career in international development working throughout Asia and Africa. She also consults on topics pertaining to social impact, sustainable value chains, new business development strategies related to the eco/sustainability movement, and gender integration strategies. She received her Bachelors in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and her Masters in International Development Policy from Duke University.