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Nadia Williams, Program Director

Nadia has worked in a wide range of NYC public schools as a teaching artist and holds a certificate in College Access and Success Counseling from the Options Institute. She coordinated 3 cohorts of Parsons Scholars through their high school graduation over a span of 5 years and feels fortunate…

Nicole Pimentel, Youth Advocate

Nicole is a New York City based artist. During her time as an undergraduate at Parsons the New School for Design, she was selected to participate in the BFA Thesis Show at Parsons as well as in the student scholarship competition at the Society of Illustrators. While at Parsons, Nicole…

Elizabeth Peralta, Foundation

Elizabeth is a Parsons foundation student who plans on pursuing a degree at Parsons. She enjoys many different forms of art, but is most passionate about creating clothing and plans on becoming a fashion designer. Before starting at Parsons, she participated in Fashion with a Purpose, Harlem Children’s Zone, Photography…

Nicolas Savvides, Youth Advocate

Lindsay Long, Youth Advocate

Ladin Awad, Youth Advocate

Allison Esannason, Foundation

Jahiakil Brunson, Foundation

Raquel Castillo, Fashion Design

  Raquel is planning to major in Fashion Design and minor in Fashion Communication. She was born in the Dominican Republic but has been living in Brooklyn for the last 11 years.  Raquel attended the Groundswell Portfolio Development courses during her junior year of high school. During her junior year…

Tatiana Glover, Foundation

  Tatiana Glover Communication Design, Parsons The New School for Design, Freshman. High School of Fashion Industries, Class of 2015. Tatiana is graduate from the High School of Fashion Industries, and is currently in her freshman year in the BFA program at Parsons The New School. Although she’s graduated high…