design forward jury member & mentor

adria vasil

Environmental Expert & Journalist

Adria Vasil is one of Canada’s most prominent environmental journalists and green experts. She’s the author of the bestselling Ecoholic book series and began writing the Ecoholic column for Toronto’s NOW Magazine in 2004.

Adria has covered sustainable fashion issues extensively in both her columns and her books.

Prior to being a journalist, Adria worked in the nonprofit sector researching labour rights concerns in the apparel industry. She also owned a small Toronto-based clothing company. As an advocate for green living, she’s been featured in countless media outlets, including the Globe & Mail, CBC, CTV, the Huffington Post, MTV and more.