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6 female students in Fashion Communication selected for the mentorship program of Milan

On January 25th at Palazzo Marino, it was held the Mentorship Milan Program press conference promoted by the City’s Municipality.  With this female mentoring initiative, Assessor Alessia Cappello and the City of Milan aim to support the empowerment of young women, assigning them a senior figure who, in the role of mentor can inspire their mentee, encourage their ambition and leadership, support them in valuing one’s inclinations and aptitudes.

Six of our students were chosen to be part of this Program, two of them attend the 1st Year of the BA in Fashion Editor, Styling & Communication, other three the second year and one just graduated from the Master in Fashion Communication & Art Direction, all at our Milan Campus: Giulia Risaliti, Irene Vanacore, Giulia Chiara Ioimo, Benedetta Amodeo, Eva Santoro and Arianna De Berardinis.

Giulia, who was also invited to the press conference was assigned as mentee to Alberta Ferretti Creative Director and Deputy Chairman of Aeffe Group, while the mentor assigned to Irene is Francesca Airoldi, General Sales and Marketing Director, Conde Nast ItaliaGiulia Chiara was assigned to Carlotta Saltini, International Business & Marketing Expert; Benedetta to Federica Guarnieri , Bank Director; Eva to Ghebreab Sennait, Sales Manager and Arianna was assigned to Maria Adele Porro, President of Salone del Mobile Milano, Chairman of Assarredo & Head of Marketing at Porro S.p.A.

Alberta Ferretti shared: “Milan welcomed me at the beginning of my career and taught me a lot from both a professional and a human point of view. I’m happy to be able to return the favor in some way and make my experience and advice available to these young women to help them embark on their own path.”

We are more than happy for Giulia, Irene, Giulia Chiara, Benedetta, Eva and Arianna to whom go our most heartfelt congratulations, moreover to Alessia Cappello and her Team for the opportunities that will arise from such impactful initiatives.

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