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The Parsons New School of Design "The New School" hosted Its Annual 2021-72nd Parsons Benefit Gala Raising $3 Million For Scholarships and Honoring :Jeff Gennette, Travis Scott, Ahrendts, Gabriela Hearst, Kerby Jean-Raymond, & Carrie Mae Weems, Celebrating Its 125th Anniversary and for their Contributions to the World of Design..!
NEW YORK, NY(SMI-Fashion, 06.15-06.16.21)-The Parsons School of Design, also known as "The New School" hosted its annual Parson Benefit Gala Today (Tuesday, June 15), honoring Jeff Gennette, Travis Scott Angela Ahrendts, Gabriela Hearst, Kerby Jean-Raymond, & Carrie Mae Weems, Celebrating Its 125th Anniversary and for their Contributions to the World of Design, during special virtual and in-person awarding honoree presentation & ceremony at the Seaport District in New York City.
The 2021-72nd Parsons benefit gala was produced by JWP and co-chair by Liz Rodbell(Group President, Steve Madden) and Gena Smith (SVP, Human Resources & Head of Global Executive & Creative Recruitment, LVMH Inc).
The 2021-72nd Parsons Annual Bebefit Honorees are:
The Notable attendees/Guests included:
● Brent Faiyaz, Musician
● Donna Karan, Designer
● Elaine Welteroth, American Journalist
● Joey Bada$$, Musician
● Jonathan Singletary, Musician
● Kennedy Yanko, Artist
● Lena Waithe, Actress/Writer
● Rishi Rajani, Film Producer
About the Parsons Benefit
The Parsons Benefit is an annual celebration of the inspirational and transformational role that fashion, design and the arts play in today’s world. The evening highlights the outstanding work of our fashion, design, and performing arts students, and brings together an esteemed group of tastemakers, industry leaders, Parsons alumni, and other luminaries from the global Parsons network. Most importantly, the event raises critical scholarship funds for current and future students who would be unable to attend without the generosity of our donors.
The New School was founded in 1919 as an institution dedicated to intellectual and artistic freedom. Today it is a leading university offering some of the nation's best-respected degree, certificate, and continuing education programs in design, the social sciences, liberal arts, management and public policy, and performing arts.