STUDENTS FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Marking the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day, Feb. 4, fashion and design school Istituto Marangoni has partnered with UICC, or Union for International Cancer Control, to help raise awareness about and fight the disease.
A range of students from Istituto Marangoni’s course in fashion design were asked to develop an original graphic around the concept of “Heroes for Progress” to appear on slogan T-shirts.
The students’ works were evaluated by a jury presided by Italian supermodel Bianca Balti, along with fellow jurors Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, a health and humanitarian activist who serves as UICC’s president and Malcom McInnes, chief academic officer of Istituto Marangoni’s parent Galileo Global Education Italia.
“It’s been a great honor to be a juror in this contest, as much as I think the students were honored to be enrolled for such a project,” said Balti. “UICC and Istituto Marangoni demonstrated that creativity can change the world. I want to congratulate myself with the young talents and I wish they learned an important lesson by supporting this cause while having fun.”
Aimone Pitacco, enrolled in the second year of the fashion design and accessories course, scooped up the top spot with a graphics
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