Tag | Alumni

Parsons Graduates Create Sustainable Eyewear Company That Helps Flint, Michigan

At the height of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the city was using more than 20 million plastic water bottles a day, creating large amounts of plastic waste. Ali Rose VanOverbeke, Fashion Design ’14, who was volunteering with the Red Cross in her hometown of Detroit at the time, turned the crisis into an […]

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Creating Workplace Equity Workshop by Mara Zepeda

Mara Zepeda has been a leading voice in critiquing the current start-up culture for, among other things, business models that rely on profiting from user data, and organizational cultures that are hostile to women.  For an example of Mara (and others) thinking, see this article. RSVP Here!

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Public and Urban Policy Program Speaker Series: NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli

Monday, March 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, Room 202 55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011 Join us for a discussion with Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller since 2007, and graduate of Milano School for International Affairs, Management and Public […]

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Lucy Jones

The New School + #SXSW: Lucy Jones, BFA Fashion Design ’15, is Designing Clothes for the Differently-abled

Lucy Jones, BFA Fashion Design ’15, and Jillian Mercado, a fashion model who is a wheelchair  user, were late to their panel at #SXSW. Jones, the 2015 Womenswear Designer of the Year, told an audience at SXSW that it was time that “We address the entire lifestyle of the person with a disability, no matter […]

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New School Alumni Make Forbes 2017 ’30 Under 30′

For the seventh year running, Forbes has published its annual “30 Under 30” — a selection of the “brightest creators, innovators, and game changers” from a variety of industries. It’s no surprise that, once again, New School alumni are among them. They are Angela Luna, BFA Fashion Design ’16, and Claudia Li, MFA Fashion Design […]

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