April 21, 2017
FFANY believes education has the power to strengthen and transform the footwear industry. Toward that end, we announce Den Ly as the winner of the 2017 Joseph C. Moore Scholarship to attend the prestigious ARSUTORIA School in Italy. A graduating student at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Den is heading to Milan for 13 weeks where he will learn shoe pattern making and prototyping – an award valued at $17,500!
Congratulations also to 2nd place winner Rebecca Drobinski of Parsons The New School of Design and 3rd place winner Jenevieve Woon of the Rhode Island School of Design. They both won a 5-day ARSUTORIA “Art of Shoemaking” course in NYC and E-learning training, valued at $3,100.
A very special thank you to the renowned judging committee and their generous donation of expertise and time:
Keith Brown: President, Private Label Brands – Camuto Group
Dan Friedman: President, Global Sourcing & Supply Chain – Caleres
Jim Gabriel: President, Footwear – Global Brands Group
Joseph C. Moore: Former president – FFANY
Wendy Sani: Sr. Director, International Course Development – ARSUTORIA
“The Joseph C. Moore Footwear Scholarship is a remarkable way FFANY supports and helps to shape the future members of the footwear industry,” said Keith Brown, President Private Label Brands at Camuto Group. “I am proud to be on the judging committee and look forward to continuing to support this education effort.”
The winners along with their faculty were recognized at the May 31st industry event on the Bryant Park Grill Rooftop.
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