Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

Alumni Spotlight: Jes Wade, Fashion Design ’96

From the Desk of… Jes Wade Jes Wade moved from Austin, Texas with great aspirations to study fashion design in New York City and start her own label. Since completing her degree at FIT, Wade’s dream to launch her business … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Student View: The 6 Key “S’s” to Success

Among all of the amazing quotes I’ve heard and read over the years from inspirational people who are at the peak of their careers, the most important quote came to me at last night’s Black Student Union (BSU) panel with … Continue reading

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