Shirley Willett

Shirley Willett is a Renaissance woman, age 85, with innovations in many areas and ahead of her time. Connecting with BCAE and their 85th anniversary, she is launching her book: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE in the FASHION APPAREL INDUSTRY: A Memoir of Design, Manufacturing, Education, Engineering & Technology. It’s a legacy of what she’s done, and new business, teaching and technology ideas for young designers that, at 85, she can no longer make happen. The book will be in a foundation with her protégés, which proceeds will go to young designers mastering engineering design in fashion.