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Sustainable Business and Design Conference: 2022 Pathways to Impact: Impact Video Undergraduate Student Highlight
FIT’s 16th annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference: Pathways to Impact centers on four core themes that highlight the intersectionality of sustainable practices. Over the course of two intensive days, attendees will be immersed in keynotes, talks, and panel discussions providing pathways to Social Justice x Social Responsibility, Environment x Materials, Consumption x Waste, and Design x Business. The speakers are trailblazers in numerous facets of sustainability and emphasize the FIT community’s commitment to best practices in all its operations—including student projects, faculty and staff initiatives, and campus facilities.
Impact Video - Undergraduate Student Highlight: Idil Bayik, Sustainability Council Student Member Fashion Design (BS), Spring 23. Project: Genspace Scholars Program
Idil Bayik is a sixth-semester Fashion Design student from Turkey, with a concentration in Knitwear and a minor in Ethics and Sustainability. Idil is passionate about biodesign and material science, and is a member of FIT’s Sustainability Council. She participates in the FIT x Genspace Scholars program and is developing a project about bioplastics and microplastic pollution. She is also a part of “Expressive Matter,” a project about creating synthetic spider silk. Idil is a member of the Presidential Scholars Program and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She loves volunteering for environmental causes, including coastal cleanups.
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