Meet Our Volunteers

Zarah Harris Social Media & Blog Contributor 

Zarah Harris is a journalism student at Manhattan College. She's a staff writer for LOTUS Magazine, the women’s magazine on campus. Zarah is very passionate about topics in beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness. She loves working with Repurpose Wardrobe because it uses fashion to make a positive difference. In her free time, Zarah enjoys exploring NYC with her friends.

Isabella Picicci Photographer 

Isabella Picicci is a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology and is an aspiring fashion portrait photographer. From a young age, she always had a passion for art and was instantly interested in photography and the fashion industry. She explored these interests through various internships in New York City and Long Island throughout high school. In addition to her work at Repurpose, Isabella has a small event/portrait photography business, BMP Photography, where she captures various parties, events and portraits all over Long Island and New York City.

Katarina Furman Operations 

Katarina Furman is currently studying to be a fashion business management major along with a minor in international politics at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She has always been fascinated with how the fashion industry can both become more sustainable and tackle social issues, which makes volunteering at Repurpose a perfect opportunity. In her free time she enjoys going thrifting and spending time with her friends in the city. 

 

Zoe Velasquez Operations Assistant 

Zoe Velasquez is a student at LIM College majoring in visual studies. Zoe has always wanted to be in the fashion industry and has always had a passion for the craft of luxury clothing. She began her journey in high school by taking various fashion courses in Parsons School of Design and London College of Fashion later taking on internships in New York City. During her free time, she likes to read, go to museums, and dine with family and friends. Zoe believes that Repurpose is leading fashion towards the right direction by avoiding the waste of clothing and directing others towards a sustainable lifestyle. “Repurpose is the future”- Zoe