Fashion Designer Sara Crawford-Jones First Albino African American To Give Tedx Talk...

Fashion Designer Sara Crawford-Jones First Albino African American To Give Tedx Talk In Wilmington Delaware

August 16th, 2017 TEDxWilmington 6th Annual Conference in Wilmington, DE to be held at World Café Live at the Queen.


TEDxWilmington is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. The primary agenda is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversation.

Organizer, Ajit Matthew George announced Sunday June 11th I am delighted to announce that Sara A. Jones has accepted our invitation to become the 11th speaker at the 6th Annual TEDxWilmington Conference. Her TEDx talk is entitled “A Signature Pigment.”

Fashion Designer & Author Sara Crawford- Jones will share her idea worth spreading – being the first Albino African American in Wilmington Delaware to give a TEDx Talk.  Living as an Albino African-American woman who has a visual impairment. She believes that fashion can be used as a platform to provide awareness to social topics and issues.  Mrs. Jones has engaged in various community and nonprofit organizations like The Division for the Visually Impaired and The National Diabetes Association.

Sara Says, “To be able to share an idea, a thought is exhilarating- it is a very proud feeling.  I am beyond excited to be invited to give a TEDx Talk and share a beautiful idea worth spreading”.

The 13 plus year fashion industry veteran, Sara A. Crawford- Jones truly lives by her own quote; “Fashion isn’t just a career, it’s a lifestyle”. Graduating from Padua Academy (Wilmington, De) and then receiving a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design and Marketing (in only three years) from the International Academy of Design and Technology, Sara established herself and her skills at highly identifiable brands like Tommy Hilfiger and DDC Lab

Sara has been featured in LA Fashion Week and major publications such as Lucky Magazine and Teen Vogue. Black Celebrity Giving named her a “Change Maker and Young Philanthropist” and was voted People’s Choice Best Designer by Delaware Fashion Week 2015.

Sara is the New Director of The Women’s Business Center at First State Community Loan Fund in Wilmington, Delaware.  The WBC’s mission is to act as the catalyst for providing in-depth, substantive, outcome-oriented business services to women and entrepreneurs throughout Delaware.  The WBC is a federally funded program of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA is the nation’s platform for small business support and leads the national charge for economic growth in cities around the U.S.

If you would like more information about Sara’s TEDx Talk, please contact Sara Crawford-Jones at 302.275.4210  or email at .  To view more about Sara please visit

To attend and learn more about the event, tickets can be purchased