An initiative of the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Parsons The New School for Design, Fashion Draft NYC is a targeted effort to connect New York City fashion firms with top business-minded talent from around the globe. Fashion Draft NYC is one of six initiatives resulting from Mayor Bloomberg’s Fashion.NYC.2020 program to sustain and grow the fashion industry in New York City.
Learn more at www.nycedc.com/fashion.
A pioneer in art and design education since its founding in 1896, Parsons has cultivated outstanding artists, designers, scholars, business people, and community leaders for more than a century. Today, when design thinking is increasingly being employed to solve complex global problems, Parsons is leading new approaches to art and design education. Parsons’ five schools, which encompass 27 rigorous undergraduate, associates, and graduate degree programs, offer options for both focused training and interdisciplinary study. In addition, Parsons offers a wide range of open enrollment and continuing education programs for students of all ages.
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New York City Economic Development Corporation is the city’s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth. The Center for Economic Transformation (CET) at NYCEDC aims to develop the City’s major business sectors by implementing policy and programmatic initiatives that address current issues faced by each industry, create good jobs, and promote entrepreneurship and economic diversification across the five boroughs.