Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Flor, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’12

Beauty Has No Boundaries: A Q&A with Makeup Artist and World Traveler Stephanie Flor   Since graduating, Stephanie Flor (Advertising and Marketing Communications ’12) has visited over 16 countries documenting beauty rituals and traditions from different cultures on her blog, Around … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising and Marketing Communications, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management, Entrepreneurship | Tagged | Comments Off on Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Flor, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’12

Squarespace Thinks Outside the Box

Anthony Casalena, Founder of Squarespace, in conversation with FIT Alumna Dalia Strum, FMM ’05 FIT alumni and students, known for their creativity and outside-the-box thinking, gathered at FIT to hear from Anthony Casalena, Founder and CEO of Squarespace, who spoke … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Fashion Merchandising Management | Tagged | Comments Off on Squarespace Thinks Outside the Box

A Case of Being ‘Always On, Always Connected’

Social Media Week, which was launched in 2008, is an event that takes place in eight cities worldwide and explores the social, cultural and economic impact of social media. This year, the theme was “Always On, Always Connected: The Future … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising and Marketing Communications, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design, Photography | Tagged , , | Comments Off on A Case of Being ‘Always On, Always Connected’

Alumni Spotlight: Margaux Minutolo, FMM ’10

Why did you choose FIT? It was my dream. Ever since I was a young girl, I envisioned myself walking down Fashion Avenue, through the glamorous doors of FIT. I was completely in love with fashion and knew FIT would … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories Design, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Merchandising Management | Tagged | Comments Off on Alumni Spotlight: Margaux Minutolo, FMM ’10

Alumni Spotlight: Irene Mak, Fashion Design ’82

From the Desk of… Irene Mak Irene Mak (Fashion Design ’82) recently attended our Kickstarter School panel to support her friend, Stefan Loble (SCPS ’10), who was one of the alumni panelists. Stefan’s presentation about his hugely successful menswear startup, … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Spotlight, Continuing and Professional Studies, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design, Technical Design | Tagged , | Comments Off on Alumni Spotlight: Irene Mak, Fashion Design ’82

Video: “Kickstarter School” Panel

With new media platforms playing a vital role in getting creative work off the ground, we were pleased to bring together a dynamic panel for “Kickstarter School: Bring Your Project to Life” at FIT this week. The lively discussion included … Continue reading

Posted in Continuing and Professional Studies, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design, Menswear, Millinery, Photography | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Alumni Spotlight: Valerie Michael-éfe, Entrepreneurship ’13, Fashion Design ’11

Business Class Valerie Michael-éfe Entrepreneurship ’13, Fashion Design ’11 You’re in the first graduating class of FIT’s Entrepreneurship program. What was your favorite course? In our sixth semester, we worked in groups to create a business plan—financials, marketing, everything. Everyone in my … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Spotlight, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design | Tagged , | Comments Off on Alumni Spotlight: Valerie Michael-éfe, Entrepreneurship ’13, Fashion Design ’11