Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Heather Shields gets AATCC Future Leaders Award

Heather Shields gets AATCC Future Leaders Award

25
Apr '19
Heather Shields/Pic:AATCC
Heather Shields/Pic:AATCC
Heather Shields, manager of materials concepts testing at Adidas, has received one of the AATCC Future Leaders Award, at the recently held International Conference, in US. The award recognises professionals in the fields of textiles, apparel, and related material sciences. These professionals are the future of our industry and the future leaders of AATCC.

Prior to Adidas, Shields worked as a testing and standards engineer at Patagonia, and as a materials lab specialist at Pearl Izumi. Shields earned a BS in early childhood education from Georgia State University in 2007 and a BA in apparel and textile technology from Southern Polytechnic State University in 2012. She is currently attending Arizona State University, pursuing an MS in Biomimicry, AATCC said.

Shields joined AATCC in 2012. She currently serves as regional board member of the Northwest Region, and in this capacity, serves on the AATCC Board of Directors. She is also on the committee on conferences, technical committee on research, and membership committee. She chairs the global sustainability technology research committee and is secretary of the evaluation of materials and products for end use performance research committee. She also serves on test method committees like international test methods; interaction of dyes and finishes; colourfastness to water; dimensional change; lightfastness and weathering; colourfastness to washing; water resistance, absorbency & wetting agent evaluation; printing technology; home laundering technology; and garment wet processing technology. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

World Bank offers Sh1.2b to boost Kenya's cotton sector

Textiles | On 26th May 2019

World Bank offers Sh1.2b to boost Kenya's cotton sector

Kenya's Kisumu National Polytechnic has received Sh1.2 billion...

Textile industry park in Mandalay with JICA assistance

Textiles | On 26th May 2019

Textile industry park in Mandalay with JICA assistance

A textile industry park will be set up in Mandalay city with...

Pic: European Commission

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2019

Manifesto for circularity in global fashion launched

Realising the limitations of the linear model in fashion, five...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Textile & apparel bodies

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

The decision to reduce GST on MMF yarn to 12% is transformational

Representatives, Textile & apparel industry

Representatives
Textile & apparel industry

GST is a complicated and lengthy process

Top executives, Textile & apparel bodies

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

Textile industry would like to see inclusion of cotton yarn under MEIS and ...

Lucilla Booyzen,

Lucilla Booyzen

South African Fashion Week (SAFW) is a B2B marketing platform for fashion, ...

Riddhi Jain,

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Ritu Ajbani & Neha Agarwal,

Ritu Ajbani & Neha Agarwal

Petit Royal, co-founded by entrepreneurs <b>Ritu Ajbani and Neha...

Pierre Wiertz, EDANA

Pierre Wiertz
EDANA

Pierre Wiertz talks about the vast world of sustainable nonwovens and...

Justin Gutierrez, INDA

Justin Gutierrez
INDA

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) has created a new...

Matthew Kolmes, Supreme Corporation

Matthew Kolmes
Supreme Corporation

Supreme Corporation manufactures innovative specialty yarns and safety...

Bani Batra,

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Akta Adani, India Boulevard

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Priya Somaiya, Usha Social Services

Priya Somaiya
Usha Social Services

The Usha Silai label from Usha International is all set for a retail...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search