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An Entrepreneur’s Journey on the Road Less Travelled with Stuart Weitzman
Join this event to learn about Stuart Weitzman’s successful journey in footwear design and entrepreneurship!
Stuart Weitzman’s passion for design has been a lifelong pursuit, leading to the internationally renowned company that bears his name. He has been honored extensively for his unique approach to entrepreneurship, and for his uncompromising commitment to prioritizing function as an integral element of fashion.
Today, his shoes dominate red carpet events and are worn by celebrity fans around the world. Beyoncé, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle, Taylor Swift, and Jennifer Lopez are just a few who are regularly seen in his designs, along with millions of other women in over 70 countries.
Weitzman approaches his extensive charitable endeavors with equal commitment. Among these are his ongoing support for a wide range of hospitals and medical research centers, youth and sports organizations, cultural institutions, and the Prehistoric caves in the Altamira Region of Spain. He regularly mentors students on their entrepreneurial and design aspirations at several universities, including the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Yale, Dartmouth, and the London Business School.
Stuart’s talk starts at 6pm in JCC160. Come at 5:30pm and enjoy pizza in the 1st floor hallway area before the event.
This event is hosted by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in partnership with the Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts.