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Can You Be Successful and Have a Rewarding Career Selling Sustainable Fashion? A Panel Discussion on April 23

4/23/2014

Featuring special guest speakers working in sustainable fashion

eco-friendly apparel tagsA panel discussion on sustainability will be held at LIM College on Wed. April 23 from 1:15 - 3:30 p.m. (in The Townhouse, 4th floor).

Coinciding with Earth Day, the discussion is titled "Can You Be Successful and Have a Rewarding Career Selling Sustainable Fashion?"

Panelists
*Tara St. James: Owner and Head Designer - Study
*Carrie Parry: Fashion Designer
*Sarah Hoit: Materials Scientist - Material ConneXion
*LeeAnn Rutkovsky: Milliner, Sustainability Consultant, and LIM College faculty member
*Natalie Jeremijenko: Artist and NYU Professor
*Sally Shapiro (moderator): LIM College Professor

Visual Merchandising Chair Eric Feigenbaum will also give a separate demonstration on sustainability in retail environments (in FashionOpolis).

Everyone who attends this event is invited to tour Material ConneXion after the presentations. For more information on the panelists and to RSVP, please visit the Adrian G. Marcuse Library site and click on the Library Events page.

The purpose of the panel is to increase interest in LIM College's concentration in Responsible Business Practices, which includes the courses Sustainable Style in the Fashion Industry, Cause Marketing, and Corporate Social Responsibility. All students and faculty are welcome.

 



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