Ms. Beena Santosh

INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY >> Institute of Fashion Technology
 
Designation : Assistant Professor & Assistant Director
Qualification : M.Sc (Home), Major Clothing and Textiles from the Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda
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Experience : April 2012 - March 2013: Raffles Millenium International, Ahmedabad as Visiting Lecturer January 2011 - September 2011: Raffles Education Corporation, Colombo, Sri Lanka as a Part time Lecturer July 2008 - June 2010: SASMIRA, Mumbai as Senior Faculty February 2005 - January 2007 : Nirmala Niketan College of Home- Science, Mumbai as a Lecturer. July 2003 - January 2005: Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara, Baroda as Temporary Lecturer July 2002 - May 2003: Shristi School of Art Design and Technology, Bangalore as a Faculty. November 1996 - May 2002: Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara, Baroda as Temporary Lecturer
Areas of Interest : a) Fashion Illustration b) Surface ornamentation c) Costume History d) Contemporary fashion, styles and trends e) Research and product development f) Creative Embroidery g) Design Concepts h) Garment Construction I) Draping
 
Ms. Beena Santosh

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Beena Santosh
201- Vintage Residencies
Abhinav Park,
Near Sama Bus Stand
Sama,
Baroda.
+91 7567953126 (Cell)
bn186@yahoo.co.in , bn186@rediffmail.com
Date of Birth                          18th March ‘1974       
Languages Known                 English, Hindi, Gujarati and Malayalam

Educational Qualifications                                

  1. Passed S.S.C from Convent of Jesus and Mary, Baroda, 1989.
  2. Passed H.Sc from Convent of Jesus and Mary, Baroda, 1991.
  3. Passed B.Sc(Home), Major Clothing and Textiles from the Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda with “ A” Grade , 1994
  4. Passed M.Sc (Home), Major Clothing and Textiles from the Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda with “ A” Grade, 1996.
  5. Cleared U.G.C.National Educational Test (NET) for Lecturership in June 1998.
 

Academic Achievements        

 
1.   Stood VIth – First Year B.Sc, 1991.
  1. Savitri Pandit Scholarship for Outstanding Student for M.Sc Previous, 1995.

Work Experience
 
2013 June Onwards
FACULTY OF FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SCIENCES, THE MAHARAJA SAYAJIRAO UNIVERSITY OF BARODA, VADODARA
Assistant Professor in Textile and Apparel Design Department, Institute of Fashion Technology.
Subjects
  • Creative Thinking
  • Basics of Clothing and Design
  • Elements of Textile Design
  • Fashion Environment
  • Textile Craft Design
  • Anthropometrics and Sizing
           
 
2012 April – 2013 March
RAFFLES MILLENIUM INTERNATIONAL
Part- time lecturer is the department of Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing and Management
Subjects :
  • Fashion Draping I
  • Fashion Sewing I
  • History of Costumes
  • Fashion Communication
  • Contemporary Fashion, Styles and Trends
 
2011
RAFFLES EDUCATION CORP., COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
Part- time lecturer is the department of Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing and Management from January 2010 – September 2010
Subjects :
  • Fashion Draping I & II
  • Fashion Sewing I & II
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Color theory for Fashion design
  • Textiles
 
2008 -2010
SASMIRA( Synthetic and Art Silk Mills Research Association), MUMBAI
Senior Faculty with Department of Fashion Design Technology  from  July 2008 – July 2010.
Subjects:
  • Traditional Textiles and Costumes
  • Fashion Concepts
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Fashion History
  • Fabric Surface Ornamentation.
  • Fashion Collection : Product Development
  • Embroidery: Creative and Traditional
 
2005-2007
NIRMALA NIKETAN COLLEGE OF HOME SCIENCE, MUMBAI.
Lecturer in the Department of Textiles and Fashion Technology in from March 2005-
January 2007.
Subjects:
  • Design Concepts
  • Fabric Structure
  • Textile and Garment finishing and Aftercare Textile Chemistry
 
2003-2005
M.S.UNIVERSITY, BARODA
Temporary Lecturer in Clothing and Textiles Dept, Faculty of Home Science from July 2003-
January 2005
Subjects:
  • Indian Embroidery
  • History of Costumes
  • Surface Ornamentation
  • Fashion Sketching and Illustration
  • Textile Design
  • Textiles
 
2002- 2003
SRISHTI  SCHOOL OF ART, DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY, BANGALORE
Faculty in the Fashion Design Dept. from July 2002- May 2003
Subjects:
  • Basic Design
  • Visual Skills
  • Fashion Sketching and Illustration
  • Fashion Studies
  • Historic Costumes
 
1996-2002
MS University, Baroda.
Temporary Lecturer in Clothing and Textiles Dept, Faculty of Home Science from
November 1996 to May 2002

Dissertations Guided
 
1. Nina Pandya( 2000 ): A study on recycling og Pre-Consumer cotton waste and designing and construction of value added products from the fabric waste.
2. Bijal Sahita (2002) : Designing and Construction of  outfits inspired from the traditional costumes and painted floral motifs of  China


Workshops and Lectures conducted

 
  • Conducted a 3 day workshop on Fashion Illustration at National Institute of Fashion Design (NIFD) in May’ 2005.
  • Conducted a 1-day workshop on Portfolio Management at National Institute of Fashion Design (NIFD) on 26th December ‘2005.
  • Conducted Fashion Illustration module at Garodia School of Professional Courses, Mumbai in 2006.
  • Conducted a lecture on “ Careers in Fashion” at Navrachna School, Sama , Vadodara on 19th October, 2013


Lectures, Seminars, Workshop Attended

Attended lectures on varied topics such as Geo Textiles & Bi-component fibers, Apparel Scenario in India, Business Organization, Marketing Trends in Global economy, Banana Fibers, Medical textiles, Creative Textiles, Polymer, etc. at M.S.University, Vadodara
Participated in-National Seminaar on “Value Education”, “ Apparel And Textiles- the Environment”, organized by the Dept. of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home- Science, M.S. University, Baroda in February 2004.
State Level Seminar on “Human Resource Management in Centers of Higher Education” at Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai
Seminar on “ Color by Numbers”, at Textiles Committee, Mumbai
Attended  one day seminar on “ Textile Design – Designing Curriculam  “ at SVT, SNDT , Juhu, Mumbai.. 
Paper/ Poster Presentation
  • Presented a paper on “ Recycling of Pre-Consumer Textile Waste – An Issue of Major Concern” at the National Seminar on “ Apparel And Textiles- the Environment”, organized by the Dept. of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home- Science, M.S. University, Baroda in February 2004.
  • Poster Presentation on “ Rebirth of Indian Textiles for Fashion – a Kaleidoscopic View”: Ms Beena Santosh and Ms Isha Bharadwaj during the XXX Biennial Conference of Home Science Association of India organized by Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara between 19th December 2013-21st December 2013
  • Poster Presentation on “ CAD/CAM technologies, prolific and indispensible for textile and apparel manufacture” :  Ms Isha Bharadwaj and Ms Beena Santosh during the XXX Biennial Conference of Home Science Association of India organized by Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara between 19th December 2013-21st December 2013
 
Achievements
  • Attended a Panel discussion  by DNA , Mumbai on Fashion Education.
  • M.S.C dissertation paper on “ Designing Outfits Inspired from Zodiac Signs” was pubished in Times of India, Vadodara.
  • Attended lectures on varied topics such as Geo Textiles & Bi-component fibers, Apparel Scenario in India, Business Organization, Marketing Trends in Global economy, Banana Fibers, Medical textiles, Creative Textiles, Polymer, etc. at M.S.University, Vadodara
  • Attended a 3 day workshop on Sketching by Ms Neeta Thakore, Fine artist at the Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home-Science, M.S.University of Vadodara, Baroda.
  • Participated  and Presented a paper on  “ Recycling of Pre-Consumer Textile Waste – An Issue of Major Concern” at the National Seminar on Textiles and Apparel Industry : The environment held at the Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara on February 20-21st’ 2004.
  • Attended a National Seminar sponsored by UGC on “Value Education: A challenge for the Millenium for Home-Science Extension at the Faculty of Home Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara  on 18th-19th January 2002
  • Attended a State Level Seminar organized by College of Home-Science , Nirmala Niketan and Bombay Management Association , Mumbai on “Human Resource Management in Centers of Higher Education” held at Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai on 3rd December ‘ 2005.
  • Attended a lecture  on “ Color”, at Textiles Committee, Mumbai in 2005
  • Attended  one day seminar on “ Textile Design – Designing Curriculam  “ at SVT, SNDT , Juhu, Mumbai in 2009.
 
Extension Work
  • Co-Conducted an Extension Program for the rural girls at St Elias School, Chuim, Khar(west)from 28th September 2005 to 30th September 2005 during which the girls were taught various crafts such as making decorative paper bags, paper flowers, jewellery, diya decoration, bookmarks etc by the M.Sc Students of Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science.
  • Co-Conducted an Extension Program for the students of Our lady of Dolors School at Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science in September 2006, wherein different skills were imparted to them. The students were taught to make paper bags, envelopes, paper flowers, decorate diya etc by the Under Graduate of Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science. Mumbai.
Membership
  • Life Member Textile Association of India
  • Life Member Alumni Association of Clothing and Textiles- Executive Member.
  • Life Member Home Science Association of India.
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Other Responsibilities

  • Choreographed CREATIONS- The department Fashion Show at M.S. University, Baroda from 1997-2004.
  • Co-organized various exhibitions conducted by the Department of Clothing and Textiles, M.S. University, Baroda .
  • Joint Secretary of Home- Science Association of India , Gujarat Chapter in 2001.
  • Department representative for various committees such as magazine committee, cultural committee etc at the Faculty of Home-Science, M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara.
  • Conducted visits for the students to various garment industries, exhibitions and design studios at Baroda, Ahmedabad , Silvassa, Bangalore and Colombo.
  • Member of  college magazine committee at Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science for the academic year 2005-2006
  • Conducted nature trips for the students of the Department of Textiles and fashion Technology , Nirmala Niketan College of Home-Science to Saguna farms, Neral  and Nature Trails , Khopoli for the years 2005 and 2006 respectively.
  • Participated in Planning, organizing and setting up of Career exhibition organized by Nirmala Niketan College of Home- Science from 24th November’2005 – 26th November’2005.
  • Co-organised a workshop on “Boutique Management” in September 2006 at College of Home-Science, Nirmala Niketan.
  • Revised the existing Syllabus at SASMIRA in 2009 and made it more industry focused.
  • Participated in planning, organizing and setting up a stall for Career Exhibition in Kandivali, Mumbai in March 2010.
  • Arranged various workshops for students at Sasmira on : Fashion styling, Jewellery Designing, Accessory designing, Personal Grooming, Personality Development etc.
  • Organized Enchante’ 2010 , Annual Fashion Show at SASMIRA, Mumbai.
  • Instrumental in arranging the students’ exhibition in Raffles Education Corp, Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2011 and in Raffles Millenium International , Ahmedabad in 2012.
  • Consultant with SASMIRA in organizing their annual fashion show Enchante’2012 held on June 9, 2012.
  • Appointed as General Proof Reader for the Examinations 2013-2014
  • Jury Member for Maharaja Ranjitsingh Institute of Design .
  • Actively participated in various roles for the XXX Biennial Conference of Home Science Association of India- including designing of the coverpage for souvenir, banners etc, publicity committee etc.
  • Committee Secretary for Institute of Fashion Technology.
  • Co-organised a workshop on Concept Development by Ms Neha Puri between February 3rd – 5th 2014 in Textile and Apparel Design Department, Institute of Fashion Technology, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara.
  • Co-organised a workshop on Digital Design Development by Mr Amit Sinha between 24th – 26th February 2014 in Textile and Apparel Design Department, Institute of Fashion Technology, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara.
 
 
 
 
 
Beena Santosh