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Talking Trade at FIT: A Day in the Life of Diverse Impactful Founders

November 16, 2023 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Our special guest speakers will explore what it takes to found and run a nonprofit in the fashion industry, collaborate with United Nations to achieve its Sustainable Development Goals, as well as hone the specialized skills of promising leaders through business education and other lifelong mentorship for the next generation of professionals.

Moderator: David Uricoli, principal, Uricoli Consulting Inc.
Opening Speaker: Lucia DeRespinis, executive director, Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs, FIT
Guest Speakers: Kerry Bannigan, founder and executive director, Fashion Impact Fund, and Ngozi Okaro, founder and executive director, Custom Collaborative

RSVP here to attend in person, or attend the Vimeo livestream.

This event is for the FIT community only.


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