Tory Burch x Ben Barry In Conversation
The BFA program is excited to announce a new curricular partnership with Tory Burch for Fall 2022. For the occasion, we are thrilled to welcome Tory Burch, the Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Tory Burch LLC, in conversation with our School of Fashion Dean, Ben Barry and the BFA Program Director, Marie Genevieve Cyr.
Social responsibility was built into Tory’s business plan and has been a part of the company from its inception. In 2009, she launched the Tory Burch Foundation to advance women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship in the United States by providing access to capital, education and digital resources, as well as a Fellowship program. Tory has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the CFDA for Accessory Designer of the Year, Forbes’s Most Powerful Women in the World, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Sandra Taub Humanitarian Award and Glamour’s Women of the Year.