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Inclusive Beauty with BuzzFeed

November 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Inclusive Beauty flyer

This thought-provoking panel will discuss beauty standards and how the fashion, beauty, and media industries address diversity and inclusion. What is the impact of gender, race, body size, ability, culture, age, etc.? What role can FIT students play in creating more inclusive industries? We have invited some influencers involved in various aspects of media and beauty to join our panel; two of them—Augusta Falletta and Jillian Mercado—are even FIT alumni. Join us as they share their stories, insights, and advice with us.

Panelists:
Essence Gant, beauty editor, BuzzFeed

Jillian Mercado, model, artist, and activist

Jacob Tobia, writer, producer, performer, and influencer

Moderator:
Augusta Falletta, supervising producer, BuzzFeed’s Top Knot

Light refreshments will be served.

This event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success.

This events is free and open to the public, but registration is required; REGISTER HERE.  Priority seating granted to FIT community members. 

Details

Date:
November 6
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
http://fitnyc.edu/youarebeautiful

Venue

Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Organizer

Enrollment Management and Student Success
Phone:
212 217.3800
Website:
fitnyc.edu/emss