Liraz Cohen Mordechai (Liri)

Founder, Fashionating by Liri




Liraz Cohen Mordechai (Liri)

Founder, Fashionating by Liri

Founder of Fashionating by Liri, a social enterprise with the mission to tell the story of Israel from a new perspective of fashion and to promote Israeli fashion designers and brands. The company offers customised educational lectures, tours, trips and special productions both in Israel and in North America focusing on the effects of cultural, social and economic factors on the evolution of Israeli fashion. To date, the company has inspired and educated thousands of participants from Jewish and Non- Jewish organisations.Liri’s inspiration and passion for establishing Fashionating by Liri was born from her love and experience in two worlds: the fashion world where she was ZARA Israel’s Training and Development Department Manager and the world of Israel where she served as the first Israel Program Director at Duke University. Due to her achievements, she won AIPAC’s Alley of the Year Award (2014) and was nominated for Duke’s Star Advisor Award.In 2016, Liri opened the NY- Israel Fash&Tech community. Today, aside from managing her company, she writes for Lady Globes on fashion related features.Liri holds a Master’s in Global Fashion Management from FIT in NYC and a B.A in Psychology and Journalism from Hebrew University in Jerusalem.Liri is passionate about identities and the freedom to explore them, inclusivity, sustainability, slow food and slow fashion and Israel.