ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: Entrepreneurship: Unleashing your Creative Ambition | Dillon Eisman | TEDxLagunaBlancaSchool

ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: Entrepreneurship: Unleashing your Creative Ambition | Dillon Eisman | TEDxLagunaBlancaSchool

Here’s Great Tip: Entrepreneurship: Unleashing your Creative Ambition | Dillon Eisman | TEDxLagunaBlancaSchool


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After visiting a homeless youth shelter and discovering that not everyone has the privilege of deciding what they want to wear, Dillon Eisman set out to ensure that no one who receives second-hand clothing ever feels second-rate. For the past five years, Dillon has worked with major retail corporations such as Abercrombie & Fitch and youth shelters such as Covenant House to reduce textile waste by delivering clothes and confidence to those who need it most. He is the Founder and CEO of Sew Swag, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that upcycles damaged and donated apparel for homeless youth in Southern California. His talk focuses on how he built his company and the impact that stylish second-hand clothing has had on many people.

Dillon Eisman is the Founder and CEO of Sew Swag, a nonprofit that up-cycles damaged and donated apparel for homeless youth in Southern California. After visiting a homeless youth shelter and discovering that not everyone has the privilege of deciding what they want to wear, Dillon set out to ensure that no one who receives second-hand clothing ever feels second-rate. For the past 5 years, Dillon has worked with major retail corporations such as Abercrombie & Fitch to reduce textile waste and youth shelters such as Covenant House to deliver clothes and confidence to those who need it most. Dillon currently attends Cornell University where he studies Business Strategy and leads a professional entrepreneurship fraternity, Epsilon Nu Tau, through which he works with his peers to launch and manage endeavors that aim to make the world a better place. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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