Karma Trade is a zero-waste, clothing swap service that promotes global sustainability and leverages the value of secondhand goods.

MEET THE TEAM

Mona Fang

Founder

Mona Fang studies Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. As the founder of Karma Trade, she has grown this company out of her bedroom to a warehouse location at [CO][LAB] in Urbana over the course of 3 years.

Igor Zhuravlyov

Cofounder

Igor Zhuravlyov is a Ukrainian immigrant studying Aerospace engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. As a cofounder of Karma Trade, his role is to organize the team structure, help set goals, and create milestones for each sub-team and individual to reach.

Abe Baali

Abe Baali studies Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He worked with various technology startups, ranging from financial services, web publishing and now sustainable fashion. He works at the Daily Illini as a photo journalist. When not working or studying, he’s either cycling, reading, cooking or watching a Wes Anderson movie.

Aumkar Renavikar

Aumkar Renavikar studies Systems Engineering and Design at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has previous worked at Michelin, MIDA Medical and Technosoft Consulting, and has done research in the field of DNA Cryptography. In his free time, he likes to play the guitar, play tennis, video game or explore different cuisines.