Don’t miss an evening of sartorial insights with model, actress, and award-winning advocate Bethann Hardison. In conversation with theo tyson, Penny Vinik Curator of Fashion Arts, Hardison discusses her lived experience championing diversity in fashion. She also shares stories from her stunning career, which includes walking the legendary 1973 Battle of Versailles Fashion Show, founding a modeling and management agency, becoming a consultant to the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and, most recently, joining Gucci in her role as executive advisor for global equity and culture engagement.

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The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures are funded by the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation.