Dumile Dlamini, Is a Co-Founder and Design Director of Lihiya Inc a Product and Fashion Design startup, based in Taipei Taiwan.  She was born in the Kingdom of Swaziland and at the age 10 moved to New York City when her father was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations. At 17 years old she moved to Taipei, Taiwan due to her parents diplomatic assignment. She has since been residing in Taiwan and has worked in the textile industry as a Investment Liaison for Taiwan and Swaziland. Her work focuses on Co-designing projects with rural and indigenous communities globally. Her design work has been awarded by Ikea Taiwan, Hakka Cultural Bureau the council of Indigenous people and China Processing Center.