Brigit A. Blote
University of South Dakota
Brigit is a Presidential Alumni Scholar and honors student at the University of South Dakota studying sustainability, innovation, and entrepreneurship. She is committed to transforming the fashion industry into a force for good. Brigit is a Global Hult Prize 2020 Finalist and will be representing the United States with an app devoted to decreasing textile waste. In the future, Brigit plans on attending graduate school for textile engineering and hopes to combine her love for science with developing innovative, sustainable textiles. Brigit is also a member of the university orchestra and a NCAA Division I track and cross-country athlete.