"The clothes I make are handmade, but the fact is all the clothes we buy are handmade by someone. Maybe that someone is a mother in Bangladesh earning only three dollars a week, and that’s why your shirt is able to cost twenty bucks. I didn’t really understand the value of all the work it takes to craft well-made clothing until I began doing it myself."
"At the end of the day, we are storytellers and fortunate to have the platform to share what’s important in our city, our state, and our world."
"Ballet gave me the means to become a citizen of the world. I appreciated how special that was and how infrequent it was to have that opportunity."
"I want to use film as a medium to change the perspective of others. Cinema is a way for us to communicate about issues and begin to understand each other."