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Feb 3, 2022
Fashion Is a Futuristic Vision: From Catwalks to the Tech Universe - Sinead Bovell & Michael Ferraro
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Being realistic with a futuristic vision means understanding that the digital world is increasing. It is also about considering that the future relies on young entrepreneurial minds. From modeling on fashion shows to talking about tech, the Founder of WAYE will discuss the importance of integrating multiple passions and understanding that your dream job can be an extension of you.

Speaker:

  • Sinead Bovell – Fashion Model, The Lions Management & Founder, WAYE

Moderator:

  • Michael Ferraro – Executive Director, FIT DTech Lab
The Speakers

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Sinead Bovell
Fashion Model, The Lions Management & Founder, WAYE

Sinead Bovell is a fashion model, futurist and the founder of WAYE, a tech education that prepares youth for a future with advanced technologies. Sinead leverages her platform as a model to bring awareness to the changing world of technology and to change the narrative of ‘who should be talking tech.’ To date, Sinead has educated over 10, 000 young entrepreneurs on the future of technology, and has spoken at world renowned institutions including the United Nations, Cornell University and Bloomberg on the intersection of business, technology and the future. Sinead has served as a tech contributor for publications such as Vogue and Wired, and was recently named one of Refinery 29’s top ten Black women who are changing the game.

Michael Ferraro
Michael Ferraro
Executive Director, FIT DTech Lab

Mr. Ferraro is the Executive Director of the FIT Design and Technology Lab (DTech). He is responsible for Industry Partnerships and Collaborative Programs at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and serves as the Creative Director for its Innovation Center. The DTech Lab is a bridge between Industry and Academia. Its mission is to engage faculty and students in solving industry problems using design and technology.

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