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by.sume aka
SUMEDHAA KOTHARI

BACKGROUND

CURRENTLY 

 

by.sume

- Founder, Designer

 

FAM Collective

- Founder

 

The Why Intercept

- Writer, Podcast Host

PREVIOUSLY​

Stripe:

- Technical Operations, Reconciliation Engineer

- Technical Account Manager, Enterprise

 

Google:

- Technical Account Manager, Healthcare

- Cloud Technical Residency

 

EDUCATION

University of California, Berkeley:

- BA in Cognitive Science with a concentration in Neuroscience

 

Other:

HMX Fundamentals, Harvard Medical School Online:

- Pharmacology. Certificate of Achievement

University of St. Andrews:

- Neuroscience (semester abroad)

LIVE APPEARANCES

DePaul USA QuietFest (November, 2023)

Vendor, Fundraising event towards solving college homelessness 

 

Something Dope For the People: Fashion Battle (August, 2023)

 

Contestant, Art show with live performances organized by a Female-Owned Gallery

About the Artist

Images / Results from Competition

 

Piece.Unik Fashion Show and Auction: 007 (April, 2023)​

Artist, Underground fashion show highlighting top artists who make upcycled 1of1 pieces.

World Woman Foundation: World Woman Hour 2023 (March, 2023)​

Panelist and Artist, Event dedicated to women who leaders in their respective fields

INTERVIEWS

eLEXYfy Podcast: The Place For Fashion (June, 2023)

Haute Talk with Sumedhaa Kothari, hosted by Lexy Silverstein

 

Sustainability Champions Podcast (March, 2023​)

Introducing Sumedhaa Kothari, Founder at @by.sume, a clothing brand that looks to challenge fast fashion and make clothing from up-cycled materials at affordable prices.

Challenge Over Complacency, The Adventure Creator Podcast (October, 2020)

 

Challenge leads to growth; the easy way leads to stagnation. Time and time again, Sumedhaa Kothari has chosen the unclear, uncertain journey over the well-trodden path. Complacency seems to be her biggest fear 

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