Fashion industry veteran Julie Gilhart is founder of Julie Gilhart Consulting. The business is dedicated to creating, connecting and growing fashion brands, which aim to have a positive impact on the planet. Prior to establishing her own firm, Gilhart was Senior Vice President Fashion Director at Barneys New York for 18 years. Gilhart was instrumental in establishing the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund and the LVMH Prize for Emerging Talent, and she continues to advise on many initiatives, as well as working with a wide variety of brands. Gilhart sits on the boards of Parsons The New School for Design, Mulberry and Tomorrow.