Leanne Elliott Young

Leanne Elliott Young CEO & Co-Founder of Institute of Digital Fashion


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Leanne Elliott-Young's Biography

Leanne Elliott-Young (she/her), is the CEO & Co-Founder of Institute of Digital Fashion (IoDF). Known as ‘Metaverse Mama’, Young is an globally renowned award winning industry-leading pioneer who has shaped IoDF into “one of a handful of digital fashion startups that have spearheaded Web3 in luxury in the last two years” (Vogue Business).

IoDF Clients include: Meta, Condé Nast, Vogue Italia, Calvin Klein, PVH, H&M, Tomorrow Group, Prada, Balenciaga, Depop, Adidas, Browns, Decentraland, Clo3d, Daz3d, Snap inc, BMW, Absolut, Pernod Ricard, British Council, Frieze Art Fair, Soho House Group, Selfridges Group, Barbican, Dr martens.

Accolades include:


Winner of ‘Women in Web3’ Europe

Top 100 women of the future in emerging Tech

Farfetch Outlier Ventures Basecamp Mentor

Vogue Business Talent competition judges

Vogue Singapore Metaverse Fashion Week Competition judges

Global Top 100 Women of the Future in Emerging Tech.

Vogue Business: 100 Innovators List  

Vogue Poland: Global Vogue Leader

Vogue Greece: Industry Changemaker 

Vogue Singapore: Top 100 Web3 Talent

The Futures Lab: Top 100 innovators 

Vogue Singapore x TAFF Singapore Innovation Prize: Judge and Innovation Lead 

Workshop details   

Leanne delivers workshops primarily to educate young designers on how to integrate digital fashion into their practice and business model, grounding them holistically in both technical and commercial skills.

We also deliver workshops to aspiring/current women in tech centred around pushing STEAM narratives and encouraging the closing of the gender gap in the tech world. 

Leanne Elliott Young is ready to inspire your teams!
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