Rebecca Minkoff Co-Founder to Headline Parson’s Fashion Campus NYC

FCN_Twitter1-1New York—New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Parsons The New School for Design are working to cultivate the next generation of fashion professions.

Fashion Campus NYC—now in its third year and taking place July 22-24, 2013 on the Parsons campus—gives students and young professionals the opportunity to network with the top names in the fashion industry. Uri Minkoff, CEO and co-founder of leading accessories and apparel brand Rebecca Minkoff, will give the keynote address.

“Through our work with NYCEDC, Parsons is extending one of its core values providing students and emerging professionals with the means to pursue successful careers in design, and supporting the industry through a strong talent pipeline,” says Parsons Executive Dean Joel Towers.

This year’s Fashion Campus NYC will feature career path workshops presented by professionals in marketing, public relations, buying, merchandising, e-commerce, product development and more. The program will feature an industry panel offering insider insights, plus a networking dinner and reception with company representatives and industry executives.

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Lauren Parker

Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine

As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories Magazine for the past 12 years, Lauren Parker has covered accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including accessories, fine jewelry, Caribbean travel, private jets, Hampton’s real estate, the New York art scene, the bridal industry, men’s lifestyle and being a mom. She loves meeting designers and seeing how their latest offerings capture the current zeitgeist and fit into the entire cultural and social picture.