Name: Lydia Biskup
Title: Fashion Program Internship & Placement Coordinator

Director,Marist in Manhattan The New York Fashion Experience
Office Location: Lowell Thomas 025
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2036
Email: Lydia.Biskup@marist.edu
Degrees Held:

B.A. Fordham University

Bio:

Progressed through positions with May Department Stores Inc. and Loehmanns Inc. Advancing from Executive Trainee; to Assistant Department Manager; to Department Manager; to Assistant Flagship Manager; to Associate Buyer; to Senior Buyer; to DMM. Comprehensive knowledge of RETAIL MANAGEMENT, OFF PRICE BUYING AND MERCHANDISING, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. Lydia, is a Facilitator for the American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Interests:

Maintaining a strong bottom line, making fashion connections. Combining my three passions, teaching, fashion and business. Celtic music, Dante, Armenian cooking.

Awards & Honors:

Student Nominated Outstanding Professor 2006

Conferences & Workshops:

AAUW Live Your Dream Girls' Conference: To provide a forum for girls from diverse backgrounds that will promote sisterhood, foster healthy decision-making, nurture a vision for the future and strengthen each girl's confidence. 2007,2008,2009

Career Presentation Workshop: John Jay High School 2009, Our Lady of Lourdes 2006,2007,2008,2009, 2010, 2011.

Affiliations:

Member,Retail Marketing Society
Member,The Fashion Group International, Inc.