President of the National Fashion League Hungary Association (NDL)
Dr.Gabriella Mányi Walek has a long experience in the textile, garment and fashion industry working from the implementation of new technologies to the sales of the ready-made products in for-profit companies and representing the interest of the designers and the stakeholders of this sector at different levels in non-profit organisations too. Since 2004 she has been the President of the National Fashion League Hungary Association (NDL). NDL joined the European Fashion Summit as an associated member of the United Fashion project promoted by the European Fashion Federation founded by MAD, Brussels. NDL is one of the members of the European Consortium for Emerging Fashion.
She created and Eco Team in this Association to promote the designers acting with eco conscious and innovative solutions in 2015.In order to develop this concept and to call for a global action, she established the Global Sustainable Fashion Week with an outstanding international executive Board, a new unique event in the sustainable and ethical fashion combining international conference, workshops, displays, fashion shows with the participation of professionals and designers from all part of the world.
Since March 2017 she has been woorking also as a Fashion Revolution’s country coordinator in Hungary to perform a very wide and successful campaign for the better fashion industry.