Agarwal, Richa

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Richa Agarwal

Director of Product Development at Eileen Fisher Inc.

Peekskill, NY, US

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Richa Agarwal leads the Product Development and Technical Design teams at Eileen Fisher. In her previous position, Richa worked with a large social enterprise, employing 65,000 rural artisans in Bangladesh. She oversaw several projects with goals to increase institutional capacity, provide employment to more artisans, introduce them to apparel related technologies, and establish fashion market linkages. Richa has worked in the apparel-manufacturing sector with some of the premium apparel brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Phillips Van Heusen. Her roles with these companies have encompassed leading cross- functional teams responsible for product development and manufacturing processes. Richa holds an MPS in Design Management from Pratt Institute, an AAS in Fashion Design, and a B.S. in Production Management from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and has taken engineering courses at Boston University.