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Chicago’s Henderson-Williams and Opalk Participate in “Spotlight On”

By: Rosalind Goldman Filed under: Fashion

April 4, 2017

Recently, faculty members from The Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago participated in NBA player Dwayne Wade’s “Spotlight On event.” Fashion instructors Sandra Henderson-Williams and Mary Opalk shard stories and provided insights on the business of fashion. 

Wade launched the “Spotlight On” initiative during the Chicago Bulls 2016-2017 season opener at the United Center. The initiative aims to give the youth of Chicago hope for a better future—and to address the epidemic of violence within the city.

At the event, Henderson-Williams served as a moderator and Opalk participated as a panelist. Henderson-Williams was also quoted in a 
USA Today article regarding the event.

By: Rosalind Goldman Filed under: Fashion

April 4, 2017