Innovation to Impact
Changemakers in Action
15th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference: Changemakers in Action
April 13-16, 2021
Hosted virtually by the Fashion Institute of Technology
This year's virtual conference focused on changemakers in sustainability.
The keynote lineup for this virtual event included FIT alumna Stacy Flynn, co-founder and CEO of Evrnu; Eileen Fisher, founder of Eileen Fisher; Abrima Erwiah, co-founder and president of Studio One Eighty Nine, and Dr. Mark Liu, pioneer in zero-waste fashion design. The conference program spotlights leadership in social justice, diversity, corporate responsibility, and innovation in the fashion industry. Students, faculty, industry leaders, and entrepreneurs, from FIT and numerous other institutions, will came together to learn about emerging trends, network with peers, and share innovative solutions for a sustainable future. The digital event ran from April 13 through April 16 and available for registered attendees through Earth Day on April 22. Additionally, FIT’s campus celebration of Earth Day 2021 is on April 22nd.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts
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