Donning a cap and gown, Fashion Institute of Technology graduate Leslie Blodgett spoke about the importance of trusting your gut during the 67th commencement exercises of the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology and the School of Liberal Arts on Tuesday at Javits Center North.
Blodgett, who is executive chairman and founder of Bare Escentuals Inc., discussed the importance that instincts play for a successful business career and shared highlights from her own journey to beauty industry stardom. Blodgett, who graduated from the school in 1985, was also presented with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for her entrepreneurial spirit and determination in the beauty industry.
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