C Future is an immersive conference full of inspiring talks from leaders in the fashion, beauty, media, and tech industries — an event for honest and diverse career advice to help guide your professional journey.


10 AM – 1 P



Katie Murphy Amphitheatre at FIT
235 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001



FIT and NYC college students with a valid student ID



9:15 AM


Linda Wells, Founder, Flesh Beauty

In conversation with:
Hillary Kerr, Co-Founder and Chief Ideation Officer, Clique Brands

10 AM – 11 AM


Panel Discussion: Building a Brand People Care About
Ashley Brooke Sandall, Director of Strategic Partnerships, CFDA

Cindy Nguyen, Events Associate, Chanel
Sue Williamson, Editorial Director, Girlfriend Collective

Moderated by:
Courtney Wartman, SVP of Marketing, Clique Brands

11:05 AM – 11:45 AM


Panel Discussion: Finding Your Voice in the Crowded World of Social Media
Gena Kaufman, Director of Social Media, Vogue

Madisen Theobald, Associate Manager of Social Media, Allure

Marissa Fuchs, Director of Brand Partnerships, Goop & Influencer, @FashionAmbitionist

Moderated by:
Norah Murphy, Community Engagement Associate, Clique Brands

11:50 AM – 12:20 PM


Editor Roundtable: What’s Next for Media?
Gina Marinelli, Senior Editor, Who What Wear
Hallie Gould, Senior Editor, Byrdie
Kelsey Clark, Lifestyle News Editor, MyDomaine

Moderated by:
Maya Allen, Assistant Beauty Editor, Byrdie

12:25 PM – 1 PM


*This event is only open to NYC college students with a valid student ID. IDs will be checked upon arrival. Seating is limited and will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.