Barbara Trebitsch is a fashion designer, Director of Education at Accademia Costume & Moda. She has served as Senior Head of Academic Partnerships at Domus Academy and Naba and Chief Academic Officer at Global Art and Design Academy (GADA) in East China Normal University. She has headed the Fashion School at Domus Academy for 16 years.
She has chaired the Study Commission for the identification of Policies for the protection, conservation, valorization and fruition of Italian Fashion as Cultural Heritage established by MIBAC (Ministry of Culture), she has been the ambassador of Italian Design appointed by Farnesina and La Triennale di Milano. She is also part of the ARTS THREAD’s Education Board, of the Academic Council of Ixel Moda, and a member of the Expert Commission of MAM-Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere, (Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte). She is part of the Fashion Colloquia Series and a visiting lecturer and jury member across different institutions and events related to the fashion industry.