Conference Is Moderated By Melissa Levin, Program Director, College Fashionista.


WHAT: 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.

WHO: FIT and NYC college students with a valid student ID

WHEN: 10 AM – 1 PM

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


Doors Open At 9:15 AM.


10 AM – 11 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Linda Wells, Founder, Flesh Beauty

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


11:05 AM – 11:45 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


11:50 AM – 12:20 PM

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

Moderated by:
Norah Murphy, Community Engagement Associate, College Fashionista


12:25 PM – 1 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


*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.


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