Free Game: Black Representation in Footwear Design

Free Game: Black Representation in Footwear Design

date February 25, 2021
time 07:00 pm EST

This Week's Topic: Black Representation in Footwear Design

 

This month's installment of Free Game features industry veterans with backgrounds in product design, marketing, and strategy. We'll discuss the skills and mindset needed to navigate + collaborate in the footwear industry & creative careers at large through the lens of BIPOC creatives making it happen today.

Panelist: Ari Langsdorf (the Foundation), Dre Hayes (the Foundation), Antwain Freeman (the Foundation), Pel (the Foundation), Sharifa Murdock (KITH)

Hosted by: James Whitner

Special Guests: Cheresse Thornjill (Cheif Creative Sonsultnat No Shoes Creative), Bimma Williams (Co-Host - Claima Stories), and BJ Frogozo (Co-Host - Claima Stories)

Free Game was created as a platform for James Whitner, founder of the Whitaker Grp as well as professionals from various industries, to connect with people who have a shared interest around entrepreneurship and business. Conversations tend to cover a wide range of topics including the state of boutique retail culture, finance, real estate, and mental health among others.