Today on the False Image Fashion Podcast we professor at Parsons School of Design & Pratt Institute Kimberly Jenkins. Kim Jenkins is a New York-based educator and graduate of the M.A. Fashion Studies program at Parsons The New School for Design. Kim has devoted her life thus far to not only accepting the formalities within the fashion industry but as well using education to create instant change at two of America’s largest fashion institutions. If you have the opportunity to meet Kim you will witness she has a rooted passion for understanding human races, origins, and other cultures. Kim’s latest endeavors include a course taught at Parsons entitled “Fashion and Race”, the online project, “The Fashion and Race Syllabus” and the expansion of The Fashion Studies Journal. Today, she discusses the scenic route she took before becoming a fashion scholar.

 


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