British Council 2014

18 July 2014

Fashion Designer Stella McCartney discusses harnessing the power of creativity, women in business and education 

Stella McCartney is a British fashion designer best known for her eponymous label. Her interest in fashion started at an early age and by 13 she had begun to make her own clothes. She received a  degree in fashion design at Central Saints Martins and is renowned for her simple, sharp and wearable designs with a feminine edge.

In collaboration with CCTV News and Tencent Group, Stella's Smart Talk saw her discussing the UK as a hub of creativity, the role of education in harnessing and developing creative skills, and her views on women in leadership and business. The event was hosted by Tian Wei, CCTV news anchor, and was livestreamed by Tencent Video to millions of online viewers.