Thursday, May 2, 2013
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Room Change: FIT's Katie Murphy Amphitheater on the ground floor of the Pomerantz Center
In collaboration with the New York District Export Council and The United States - Indonesia Society
Moderator: Tanjila Islam, Chief Executive Officer, TigerTrade
Honorable Ambassador Mario L. De Leon, Jr., Philippine Consulate General, New York
Svida Alisjahbana, Chief Executive Officer, Femina Group and Founder & Chair, Jakarta Fashion Week
Prof. Anna Blume, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of the History of Arts, FIT
Mr. Muhd Shahrulmiza Zakaria, Trade Commissioner / Consul (Trade), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)
Linh M. Nguyen, USA General Manager, TNG Investment and Trading JSC
The speakers will discuss how the fashion industry is helping to fuel growth in this fast growing area including the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and the rest of the region.
The Diversity Council of the Fashion Institute of Technology is pleased to give its stamp of support for this event.