Benita Odogwu-Atkinson

Senior Lecturer Fashion Design & Creative Pattern Cutting, UCA Rochester

Academic, School of Fashion

Benita's role on the BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles course is to offer creative fashion and interiors development and realisation.

She supports our students in developing and identifying their creative print pathways and remains a fashion design practitioner on womenswear, menswear, children’s wear and interior accessories.

She is also an advocate for equality in fashion education through her membership of Fashion Academics Creating Equality (FACE) leading to presentations to and for CHEAD.

As a Trustee of Graduate Fashion Foundation (GFF) with responsibility to represent member universities, Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) and fashion graduates, she is involved in the student experience from year 1 to their progression beyond the course.

Fashion Academics Creating Equality (FACE)
https://www.weareface.uk
Instagram: @_weareface

Graduate Fashion Foundation (GFF)
https://www.graduatefashionweek.com
Instagram: @officialgfw

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Fashion Academics Creating Equality (FACE): Member and Council Member
  • Graduate Fashion Foundation: Trustee