Ms. Petronzi's fashion class went on a field trip to Vera Wang's studio in New York on April 10. They were given a personal tour by the design team on each of the developmental stages in creating new season wear. The girls were able to see the Spring 2015 bridal collection before it was released to the press or buyers. In fact, they were the first non-Vera Wang people to see it!
Hosted by Teachers College Columbia University, the theme of the conference is "Where the Future Comes First." Yanni will be sharing the panel with three other women in leadership as Dr. Susan Fuhrman, President of Teachers College, moderates a discussion about what happens when women take the lead.
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