Founder, Creative Director & Producer
Norsham Mohamad-Garcia is an unorthodox self-taught entrepreneur, a Muslim Immigrant in the USA for over 30 years, born and raised in a small village of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. She is a direct lineage of Bugis Linggi, which is firmly entrenched in Malaysian history from the Royal Bugis Linggi Family to the FIRST Lord Mayor of Kuala Lumpur and prominent Malaysian scholars and political figures. Married to a local Miamian; Cuban-Panamian descent, currently residing in Miami for the last 15 years. She is living proof of the American Dream.
She is known to most people as The founder of the FIRST Modest Fashion Week in the USA. As Forbes wrote, “The thriving $227 billion-dollar market has cemented its place in the American retail landscape with the inaugural Miami Modest Fashion Week in 2019”. You know a fashion trend has arrived when it is being promoted by the United States diplomatic mission in Italy!
Formerly in Management for Retail Banking for seventeen years in Connecticut and Florida. Norsham established her first company, The Connector Group International LLC in 2009. A boutique full-service Strategic Business Consultant & Development Agency that works collaboratively with private, public companies, and government agencies globally. An agency that specializes in the creation and commercialization of market breakthroughs of intellectual properties and activates special events in fashion, art, culture, and entertainment.
She encompasses a different take on the traditional fashion week by conveying a deeper meaning in the unique and innovative FAITH VALUE FASHION concept and striving to spread a culturally diverse and vibrantly united positive lifestyle. A Modest Fashion Week that, she built in 2019 goes beyond the runway and focuses on ethics, culture, and innovation through fashion shows, art
exhibitions, trade, and education.
International Relation for Malaysia & South East Asia
Proactively advance the mission and the objectives of the event through the use of marketing, public relations, and the media. Closely monitors media developments, interacting with local media and communications professionals, and participating in the creation and writing of a variety of informational and advocacy materials as assigned. Acts as media information and messaging resource for the event as a whole.